David Wesley Neely
Memorial services for David W. Neely, age 24, of Albert Lea, will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 3, 2016 at the Az-One Community Center, 335 W. Clark Street, Albert Lea. Rev. Caleb Hurley will officiate. The service will be followed by refreshments and fellowship from 3:00-5:00 p.m.
David died Monday, November 28, 2016.
David Wesley Neely was born September 15, 1992 in Albert Lea, the son of David Thomas Neely and Nicole Johannsen. He grew up in the Albert Lea area, attending school in Albert Lea and Alden. David enjoyed basketball, skateboarding, and being with friends and family. David always had a passion for music and was very talented in his own right in writing and performing music. He also loved spending time with his dogs.
David is survived by his father, David (special friend Jackie Hamberg) Neely; mother, Nicole Johannsen; step-father, Jeremy Johannsen; sister, Elizabeth Swan (fiancÃ© Lance Harmon) and nephew, Carsyn Morem; siblings, River Johannsen, Ryder Johannsen, Kolton Neely, Jayden Emerson, Tayden Closch, Griffin Neely, Kynadee Neely, and Bryson Neely; grandparents, Bob and Candy Neely and Ellen Swan; step-grandparents, Warren and Linda Johannsen; aunts and uncles, Bobby Neely, Jeff and Jennie Neely, Joey Neely and Brianna Meyer, Eric and Johanna Swan, Holly Swan, Leigh and Lori Johannsen; many aunts, uncles, cousins; many close friends, including Haley Cameron, Ashley Randall, and Jocelyn Pater (the love of his life); and his beloved dog, Ruckus.
David was preceded in death by his grandpa, Wesley Gilbert Swan; great-grandparents, Dwain and Ethel Sundberg; great-uncles, Vern Sundberg and Russell Sundberg; great-aunt, Nancy Scheel; cousin, Tracy McQuilliams; and very close friend, Steven Zuniga.
David was always there for anyone that needed him no matter if he was not able to take care of himself, he would take care of others first. Davidâs heart was large and caring. He loved all living things, people, animals, anything of life. He had a laugh and smile that lit up any room. Fly high, Davers, you donât need to run anymore. Youâre free!!!