Bobby Lynn Neal, age 79 of Springfield, TN died Saturday February 22, 2020 at Skyline Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 2 pm on Tuesday February 25, 2020 in the Oakhurst Chapel of the Robertson County Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery with Sonny Neal, Max Hodge, Jake Hodge, Caleb Hood, Mike Stafford, Jerry Wooden, Brandon Landrum and Charlie Mayes serving as pallbearers. Jimmy Knight and the Coopertown Men’s Club will serve as honorary pallbearers. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday from 4-8 pm and again on Tuesday from 10 am until the hour of service at 2 pm.
Bobby Lynn was born July 30, 1940 in Robertson Co. TN to the late Herbert Elmore “Sonny” Neal and Mildred Moudy Neal. His sister, Judy Neal also preceded him in death. He was a member of Mt. Sharon Cumberland Presbyterian Church, a veteran of the United States Army and was retired from Industrial Sales. He loved farming, particularly raising cattle and tobacco. He was a long-time member of the Coopertown Men’s Club and was an active supporter and contributor of Springfield and Coopertown youth athletics.
Surviving him are his wife of nearly 60 years, Mary Ellen Bracey Neal of Springfield; sons and daughter’s-in-law, Tony and Kathy Neal of Springfield, Brent and Mary Beth Neal of Newbern, TN; daughter and son-in-law, Mary Beth and Lance Hodge of Louisville, TN; brother and sister-in-law, Charles Herbert and Margaret Neal of Mississippi; sister and brother-in-law, Betty Margaret and Bob White of Lenoir City and six grandchildren, Emily (Caleb) Hood, Sonny Neal, Amanda Neal, Kate Neal, Max Hodge and Jake Hodge.
The family request that if so desired memorial donations may be made in Bobby Lynn’s memory to the Mt. Sharon Cumberland Presbyterian Church. All donations may be sent in care of the Robertson County Funeral Home.
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