Thursday, October 13th, 2011
Donnie Ray Neace, 65, of Shallowater, Texas, who has relatives in Mercer County, died Oct. 12, 2011, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock, Texas.
He was born June 25, 1946, in Hazard, Ky., to Scott and Pearlie Noble Neace. His mother survives in Middletown; his father is deceased.
Surviving are his wife, Irene Brito Neace; four sons, Donnie Neace Jr., Scott Neace and Troy Dudgeon, all of Ohio, and Rudy Garza, Texas; five daughters, Lisa Neace and Teresa Bambauer, both of Ohio, Sandra Stojek and Cynthia Bearden, both of Texas, and Trina Miller of Illinois; four sisters, Glenna Taylor, Geneva Stidham, Juanita Barnes and Margaret Neace; two brothers, J.C. Neace and Brown Low Neace; 24 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Two brothers, Omer and Troy Neace, are deceased.
He had been employed in the masonry and concrete business.
Graveside services are 3 p.m. today at Idalou Cemetery in Idalou, Texas.
Sanders Funeral Home in Lubbock has charge of arrangements.