Jesse J. Neff, 83, of rural Frankfort, died Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born on Sept. 26, 1937 in Michigan City, Indiana to Frank and Dorothy (Reagan) Neff. He married Jenita Hooton on Jan. 1, 1962 in Antioch. She preceded him in death on Sept. 25, 2018.
Jesse was a 1956 graduate of Jackson Township High School and served in the United States Army. He was a lifelong farmer and was a bus driver for Clinton Prairie School Corporation. He was a member of Scotland Christian Church. His other memberships included the Moose Lodge and American Legion, both in Frankfort. He enjoyed fixing up old cars.
Surviving are his: sons Brad Neff of Frankfort and John Neff of Guerneville, California; daughter Penny Dougherty of Emerson, Georgia; sister Nancy Neff of rural Frankfort; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, and brothers Frank Neff, Jr. and Charles Neff.
Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Monday, June 28, 2021 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort. Friends may also visit Tuesday, June 29 at 9:30 a.m. until the time of service at 10:30 a.m. at Scotland Christian Church, 4001 East Scotland Road, Kirklin. Pastor Steve Coultas will officiate.
Burial will be in Scotland Cemetery, Kirklin, Indiana. Memorial donations may be made to the Clinton County Humane Society, P.O. Box 455, Frankfort, IN 46041.
Please visit goodwin funeralhome.com, where you may share a personal message with the family.