He was born May 26, 1940, in Jacksonville, the
son of Howser and Elsie Neece.
He is survived by his three children, Lance Neece
of Morton, Scott (and wife Amy) Neece of Lincoln and
Jodi (and husband Justin) Thies of Lincoln; seven
grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and four
sisters, Shirley, Norma, Marilyn and Connie.
He graduated from Lanphier High School in
Springfield in 1958 and from Springfield Memorial
Hospital as a respiratory therapist in the early
He loved to hunt and range-shoot. He was an avid
He was always there to watch all of his
grandchildren's sporting events and to "shoot the
breeze" with his family and friends.
Memorial donations may be made in his memory to the
Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Building Fund and
will be accepted at the funeral home.
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