Val Gene Neace, 51, of Hazard, died Sunday, July 21 at the Hazard ARH medical center.
He was the son of the late McKinely Neace and the late Dorothy Campbell Neace, and was also preceded in death by his sister, Lille Fay Gwin.
He is survived by sons Donald Neace of Hazard, Ken Neace of Big Creek, Earl Neace of Hazard, and Daniel Neace of Grapevine; sister Linda Carol Neace of Grapevine; brothers Jim Neace, Damon Neace, and C.J. Neace, all of Grapevine; along with five grandchildren and a host of family and friends.
Arrangements are being handled by Maggard Mountain View Chapel of Hazard. Visitation will be held at the Ten Mile Church where the family will receive friends after 5 p.m. on Tuesday, July 23. Services will begin at the church on Wednesday, July 24 with Minor Feltner officiating. Interment will be McKinley and Dorothy Neace Cemetery in Grapevine.