Mr. Neal Bryant Yancey, 85, a lifelong resident of Newton County passed away Wednesday, March 20, 2019. He was born Oct. 29, 1933 in Porterdale to Bryant and Lola Steadham Yancey who have preceded him in death. Mr. Yancey served in the U.S. Navy. He owned and operated Atlanta Propeller Service, Inc. and was a member of Stewart Community Church.
Mr. Yancey enjoyed fishing, hunting, riding his tractor, and his grandchildren. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother and friend.
Mr. Yancey was preceded in death by his sister Janet Wheeler. He is survived by his wife Beverly Norman Yancey, his daughters and sons-in-law Gay and Mark Clark, Tracey and Denny Sellers, and Belinda and Paul Cline, all of Covington, his grandchildren Yancey and Garek Cochran, Summer Sellers, Hunter and Jordan Clark, Savannah Evans, Sydney Sellers, Chloe Evans, London, Lennox and Linkin Cline, his sisters Joyce Anderson, of Covington, Jean and J.E. Jenkins, of Covington, Glenda and Leon Cofer, of McDonough, and Margaret Parker, of McDonough, along with a host of other family and close friends.
Funeral services for Mr. Yancey will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 23, 2019 at Stewart Community Church with Pastor Jason Johnson officiating. The family will receive friends at the church from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday prior to the services.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Stewart Community Church, PO Box 608, Covington, GA 30015. J.C. Harwell and Son Funeral Home, 2157 East St., SE, Covington, GA 30014 is in charge of the arrangements. A guestbook may be signed online www.harwellfuneralhome.com.