Homer Clifford Neely Jr., age 87, of Potomac, Md., formerly of Darien, passed on Dec. 9, 2017 at his home after a short battle with cancer.
He graduated from the JB Speed School of Engineering. During his long career, he worked for the DuPont Corp., Chemical & Engineering News, Roger Williams, and Merrill Lynch before starting his own company, October Consultants.
— This obituary previously was published in Darien News.
He was predeceased by his parents, and his sister Jane. He is survived by his wife, Ruthanne; sons Jason Neely and Mark Neely (Joie); daughters Jennifer Neely and Sabrina Peppet (Jeff); niece Ellen Cross (Jeff); and four grandchildren.
He was an officer in the Navy and a veteran of the Korean War, and will be inurned at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.