Saturday, November 26, 2016
Maynard E. Neighbors, 1933-2016
Wendt Funeral Home Website
Accessed November 26, 2016
Maynard E. Neighbors, 83, of Naperville, formerly of Moline, died Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016, at Spring Meadows Assisted Living in Naperville.
Visitation will be 4-6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 28, at Wendt Funeral Home in Moline. Services will be 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29, at the funeral home. Burial will be at Rock Island National Cemetery, Arsenal Island, with military honors by American Legion Post 246.
Memorials may be made to Niabi Zoo, Coal Valley, or the Residential Hospice of Naperville.
He was born April 7, 1933, in Grinnell, Iowa, son of William and Elsie M. (Williams) Neighbors. Maynard served in the U.S. Navy from 1951-1953. On Oct. 31, 1959, in Moline, he married Rebecca “Becky” Langill, who survives.
Maynard was employed for 40 years as a lithographer at Desaulniers Printing Company in Moline and Milan, last working in 1996. After retirement, he delivered the mail for Black Hawk College in Moline. He was a member of First Congregational Church in Moline, a life member of the Willard Velie VFW Post, a life member of the Cornbelt Running Club, and a 32nd Degree Scottish Rite Mason in Moline.
In addition to his wife, survivors include a son, Patrick Neighbors of Chicago; daughters, Amy (Daniel) Carroll of Aurora, Illinois, and Kelly (Michael) Flynn of Fort Myers, Florida; sisters, Mary Ann Gordon of Davenport, and Irma Jean Brandom of Moline; and three grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a grandchild.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.wendtfuneralhome.com.