Patrick Neesley, of Venice, Florida, formerly of Niles

Published 8:56 am Thursday, March 7, 2019

March 3, 2019 — April 24, 1934

Patrick Neesley, 84, of Venice, Florida, formerly of Niles, died Sunday, March 3, 2019.

He was born on April 24, 1934, in Jackson, Michigan, to Fred and Gertrude (Connolly) Neesley.

Patrick Neesley

Patrick was a Navy Veteran in the Korean conflict and received an honorable discharge in 1961.

He was a longtime business owner and insurance agent for Neesley-Derry Insurance Agency, of Niles, in which he retired from. He was a member of the Elks Club and loved golf and Notre Dame Football.

Patrick is survived by his wife of 65 years, Betty Neesley, his children Michael (Karen) Neesley, Cathy (Pat) Dowling and Kelly (Craig) Schau, a brother Bill Neelsey, 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Gertrude Neesley; and a sister, Mary Kellow. Burial service will take place on March 19, in Sarasota, Florida, with a celebration of life to be announced at a later date. Memorial contributions can be sent to Hospice.