Mr. Richard Walter “Dickie” Neely, 71, of Greenville, South Carolina, departed this life on Sunday, October 20, 2019, at his home. He was a son of the late Richard Berry Neely and Suzie Anna Shamlee Neely.
He was educated in the Greenville County School System and worked in the truck driving and landscaping professions.
He was a member of the Sweet Canaan and St. Matthew Baptist Churches.
“Dickie” was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Odell Neely.
Left to cherish many fond and loving memories are his wife, Janis Byrd Neely of the home; four daughters, Tabbatha Byrd of Simpsonville, SC, Marlo Henderson of Honea Path, SC, Rachelle (Rome) Williams of Greenville, SC, and Marchelle Byrd of St. Louis, MO; three sisters, Annette Fowler of Ware Shoals, SC, Charlene (Edward) Simmons of Taylors, SC, and Tarasha Williams of Greenville, SC; two brothers, Darrion Washington and Jarvis Williams, both of Greenville, SC ; an aunt, Almeeda Kennedy of Greenville, SC; nine grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and a host of other relatives and friends.