Tom O. Neeper

Neeper, Tom O.
82, passed away March 30, 2014 due to complications from emphysema. He was born November 16, 1931 to John and Helen Birkel in Greeley, CO. Tom attended the University of Denver and served the United States Marine Corps. Tom's career was in travel with Continental Airlines, Cahill-Edmund Travel, Woodside Corporate Travel, Mundus Travel, and Camelback Odyssey Travel. He was co-owner of Rhodes Travel Agency. After his retirement, he continued to work at Executive Towers in Phoenix as a greeter and security detail. Tom loved to travel, play golf and was an avid reader and a sports enthusiast, he enjoyed supporting his local teams. Tom is survived by his daughters Nancy Neeper of Boise, ID, and Amy Neeper of Dallas, TX; his brother, Bob Birkle of Denver, CO; his ex-wife and best friend Chevie Neeper and stepdaughter Lori Wood both of Phoenix, AZ; his grandchildren Eve and Hayden Jimenez, step grandchildren Nick and Trevor Sargent and Chandler Wood; and Great granddaughter Rhya Henricks. The family held a private memorial service. Should friends desire, contributions in his name may be sent to the , Phoenix, AZ.

Published in The Arizona Republic on Apr. 8, 2014