Obituary for Robert E "Bob" Neat

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Robert E "Bob" Neat

March 14, 1924 - June 14, 2013

Robert E. "Bob" Neat, age 89 passed away Friday, June 14, 2013 at Brown County Health & Living Community in Nashville. He was a resident of Brown County.

Bob was born March 14, 1924, in Hall to the late Delvin T. and Florence Nellie (Herring) Neat. He married Sarah June Arnold on June 19, 1949 in Morgantown. She preceded him in death on December 26, 2002 after 53 years of loving marriage.

Survivors include one daughter: Shirley J. (husband, Jackie) Hedger of Morgantown; four grandchildren: Andrew (Staci) Hedger & Paul (Angie) Hedger, both of Morgantown, Joy (Aaron) Jackson of Nashville & Michelle (Matt) Huntsman of Indianapolis; and eight great grandchildren: Noah Guinn, Brayden, Piper & Callie Hedger, Ayden Jackson, Nathan, Ben & Maddie Huntsman.

Bob was preceded in death by one son: William David Neat; two brothers: Herring T. Neat & Harry T. Neat; and one sister: Kathryn Evelyn Harvey-Donaldson.

Bob was the owner & operator of Neat Builders where he specialized in stone masonry. He retired in 2010 after being in business for 64 years. Bob enjoyed spending time with family & friends; dancing, going out to eat & attending the Martinsville Senior Center. He always had a story to tell & was quite a jokester.

Grandson Paul Hedger will conduct a funeral service at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday at the Morgantown Baptist Church, 109 W. Elm Street in Morgantown. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. on Monday at the church. Burial will be at East Hill Cemetery in Morgantown. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Meredith – Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center in Morgantown.

Memorial contributions may be made to the "Building Fund of the Shelter House" at the Morgantown Baptist Church, 109 E. Elm St. Morgantown, IN 46160.

Expressions of caring and kindness may be sent to the family at

Information: (812) 597-4670


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Born: March 14, 1924
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Jessica Petroff posted on 1/1/00

Shirley and Family: We are very sorry for your loss. Know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. May God lift all of you up in His grace and bring you comfort and peace. Love, prayers and blessings, The Petroff Family Doug, Jessica, Kyle and Cassie