Mr. Jerry Gale Neaves of Jefferson died Thursday, April 24, 2014, at Watauga Medical Center. He was 60.
Mr. Neaves was born Sep. 16, 1953 in Ashe County to James Oscar and Shirley Rutherford Neaves. Mr. Neaves was preceded in death by his father and sister, Diana Neaves
Mr. Neaves is survived by his wife, Gail Neaves; daughter, Lisa (Michael) Absher of Jefferson; daughter, Rebecca (Henry) Laws of Wilkesboro; daughter, Brittany Nichole Neaves, of the home; mother, Shirley Neaves; brother, Mike (Bobbie) Neaves of Jefferson; sister, Anita (Mike) Roark of West Jefferson; grandchildren, Devin Davis, Kaylee Laws, Zachary Laws, Tara Grace Absher and Jacob Michael Absher; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 26, 2014, the Badger Funeral Home Chapel by Rev. Michael Carter, Rev. Tommy Dollar and Rev. Larry Powers. Burial will follow in Orion Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1-3 p.m. on Saturday, prior to the service.
Memorials may be made to the family c/o Badger Funeral Home, PO Box 139, West Jefferson, NC 28694.
Words of comfort and remembrance may be viewed or sent to the family through our website at www.badgerfuneralhome.com.
Badger Funeral Home was entrusted with Mr. Neaves's arrangements.