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Michael James Neely

September 25, 1978 ~ February 13, 2022 (age 43)


MICHAEL JAMES “MIKE” NEELY, age 43, of 646 Donlee Drive, Durham, NC, died Sunday morning, February 13, 2022 in Durham, NC.


Mr. Neely was born September 25, 1978 in Durham, NC, son of James Raymond Neely & wife, Lori, and Carolyn Ann Pope Neely, all of whom survive. He was an automobile mechanic previously employed with CBS and was currently employed with Coca Cola.


Mike enjoyed music, fishing, working, basketball, spending time with family, and was an avid Carolina fan.


Surviving in addition to his parents are a daughter, Leia Neely of Durham, NC, three sisters, Natasha Neely-Ray of Durham, NC, Jamie Neely Clay & husband, Sheldon of Hurdle Mills, NC, Patricia Neely of Roxboro, NC, three brothers, Joey Bryant of Charleston, SC, Caleb Neely, and Christopher Neely both of Roxboro, NC.


Celebration of Life services will be conducted at 4:00 p.m. Saturday, February 19, 2022 in the Strickland and Jones Funeral Services Chapel.  Inurnment will follow in the Person Memorial Cemetery.


Arrangements are by Strickland and Jones Memorial Funeral Services, 1810 Durham, Road, Roxboro, NC 27573.  Online condolences may be made at

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Celebration of Life
February 19, 2022

4:00 PM
Strickland and Jones Memorial Funeral Services
1810 Durham Road
Roxboro, NC 27573

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