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Bruce Ned Neer

January 8, 1949 - March 31, 2019

U.S. Veteran

Services for Bruce Ned Neer, 70 of Gore, Oklahoma will be at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at First Baptist Church in Gore, Oklahoma. Burial will follow at White Cemetery in Gore, Oklahoma under the direction of Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Service, Inc.

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Services for Bruce Ned Neer, 70 of Gore, Oklahoma will be at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at First Baptist Church in Gore, Oklahoma. Burial will follow at White Cemetery in Gore, Oklahoma under the direction of Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Service, Inc.
He was born on January 8, 1949 in Shawnee, Oklahoma to Mildred Francis (Earp) Neer and Louis Ned Neer and passed away on March 31, 2019 in Gore, Oklahoma. He was married to Linda (Carter) Neer on June 6, 1970. Bruce graduated from Chandler High School in 1967 where he played football, baseball and track. He served in the Oklahoma Army National Guard from 1967 – 1973. He and his wife Linda spent the first 14 years of their marriage around the Shawnee, OK area, then in 1984 moved to Gore, OK where they remained until his death. He retired from the Sara Lee Company in 2007 due to declining health. Bruce was a hard worker and seldom missed a day of work.
He enjoyed many hobbies, such as hunting, fishing, gardening and restoring old furniture, but his favorite was hunting. He especially enjoyed hunting with daughter Brandi and his four grandkids. He will be remembered for his witty sense of humor. He loved spending time with family and friends and was always good for a laugh even until the end of his life.

Survivors are:

wife of 48 years: Linda of the home;
2 daughters: Mindy Jarrard and husband, David of Webbers Falls, OK and Brandi Shobe and husband, Chad of Cedar Park, TX;
4 grandchildren: Chandler and Daylan Jarrard of Webbers Falls, OK and Cody and Gunner Shobe of Cedar Park, TX;
1 brother: Mike Neer and wife, Gloria of Sallisaw, OK;
2 nephews: Donnie Neer and wife, Jaylinn of Blanchard, OK and Travis Neer of Sallisaw, OK;
2 nieces: Sherri Neer Curtis and husband, Jimmy of Little Elm, TX and Jill Neer Caughman and fiance’, Kendall Marley of Sallisaw, OK;
1 aunt: Darlene Earp of Chandler, OK;
3 brothers in law: Don Carter and wife, Janis of Gore, OK, Larry Carter and wife, Carolyn of Gore, OK and Gary Carter of Gore, OK;
2 sisters in law: Evelyn Klucevsek and husband, Frank of Chouteau, OK and Judy Merrill and husband, Steve of Sallisaw, OK;
many other cousins, nieces, great-nieces, nephews, great-nephews and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, 1 brother and sister-in-law: Larry and Pat Neer, 1 sister: Kathy Neer, paternal grandparents: Hubert and Ella Neer and maternal grandparents: Oba Aza (O.A.) and Gladys Earp

Active pallbearers will be Chandler Jarrard, Cody Shobe, Daylan Jarrard, Gunner Shobe, Chad Shobe, David Jarrard, Travis Neer and Donnie Neer.

Honorary pallbearers will be Mike Neer, Bobby Cox, Larry Carter, Frank Poole, Bob Wells, Charlie McConnell, Earl Frazier, Mike Henry, George Ward and Dwight Grady.

Viewing will be noon – 8 pm Tuesday at Agent Millsap Event Center in Gore, OK where the family will greet 5 – 7 pm.