Sam-Neely-WebAt Bluewater Health on Sunday, February 10, 2013, SAMUEL HENRY NEELY, age 86 of Sarnia passed away peacefully. He was the loving husband of Bonnie (Brand) and the late Velma (Ayrheart) Neely (2004) and dear father of Judith Burgess (Bill), Larry Neely (Sharon), Jackie Hovey (Rob) and son in law Rod Ross, stepfather of Andrea Gleason (Chris), grandfather of Shelley, Paul, Marnie, Jennifer, Shawn, Nicole, Kirk, Ryan, Stacey, Ryerson, Reese, Oliver and Amelia, great-grandfather of Ashley, Jordan, Trevor, Nicole, Gavin, Peyton, Easton, Charlotte, Alys, Darian, Ashlynn, Aislinn, Alexa, Taya, Inez, Isaac and Xavier, great-great grandfather of Ariel and Gracie, brother of Mary Jane White, Margaret Wiles and Jim Neely (Lila). Several nieces and nephews also survive. He was predeceased by his parents Mary and Sam, his daughter Janet Ross and great-grandson Beckham. Sam retired from Imperial Oil and was a longtime member of St. Bartholemew’s Anglican Church. He had volunteered at the Sarnia General Hospital, Marshall Gowland, Vision and the Strangway Centre. A funeral service will be held at the D. J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre on Thursday, February 14th at 11:00 am. Interment will follow at Resurrection Cemetery. Friends may visit at the funeral home on Wednesday evening from 7:00 to 9:00 pm. Memorial gifts to Thameswood Lodge, 401 Nelson St., London, ON. N6B 1A6 or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Memories and messages of condolence may be sent through


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