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Robert Douglas 'Doug' Neely
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Robert Douglas “Doug” Neely, 73, of Russells Point, OH passed away Friday evening, February 10, 2017 at St. Rita Medical Center, Lima, OH. Doug was born on July 13, 1943 in Anderson, IN to the late Virgil D. and Frances Rose “Jackie” Theile Neely. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Rhonda Neely Myers in 2014, a daughter-in-law, Amy Kay Fishbaugh Neely and a son-in-law, Roger Myers. On December 29, 1967, he married Judith Anne Clatterbuck in Massillon, OH and she survives. He is also survived by a son, Robert D. Neely, II of Russells Point and two grandsons, Hayden Douglas Neely and Kyler J. Tarkington. Doug was a 1961 graduate of Broad Ripple High School in Indianapolis, IN. and a veteran of the United States Army. He was a member of Indian Lake Galilee Lutheran Church and Indian Lake Fish and Game Club, both in Russells Point, a life member of both the NRA and the North American Fishing Club. Doug was an avid fan of the Cincinnati Reds and Dallas Cowboys. He enjoyed fishing, watching Sprint Car Racing, sport shooting and boating. His greatest joy was spending time with his family and friends. Pastor Karen Torrez will officiate a celebration of life service at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, February 25, 2017 at Galilee Lutheran Church, 301 Lincoln Blvd, Russells Point. Memorial contributions may be given in his name to Galilee Lutheran Church, American Heart Association or St. Rita’s Hospice. Arrangements are in the care of Shoffstall Funeral Home, Lakeview. Condolences may be expressed at

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