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Mark J NeffPARKER CITY, Formerly of Muncie, IN - Mark J. Neff, 62, went to be with the Lord Saturday, September 29, 2018 at Parker Health Care after an extended illness. He was born October 2nd, 1955 son of the late Arthur Neff & Mary Gates Redmond of Farmland, IN.
Mark graduated in 1978 from the Citadel military college in Charleston, SC; was a captain in the Big Red One stationed at Fort Riley, KS; worked for the state of Indiana division of child and family services; coached wrestling and taught high school for 6 years. Mark was a member of St. Joseph's Church in Winchester, he was a very active member teaching children's religious education and was a Eucharistic minister for many years. Mark was a nationally ranked chess player and traveled across the country to play in tournaments. He lived for his family, especially teaching his nieces and nephews the joys of learning.
Left to cherish his memory are his mother, Mary Gates Redmond(husband Bill) of Farmland, IN; 4 brothers, Chris (wife Sharon) Neff of Kansas City, MO, John (wife Robin) Redmond of Muncie, IN, Dan (wife Linda) Redmond of Farmland, IN, Brian Redmond of Taylorsville, NC; sister-in-law, Shirley (Steve) Grevenkamp of St. Henry, OH; 15 nieces and nephews; 9 great nieces and nephews.
Mark was preceded in death by his father, Arthur Neff; paternal grandparents, Perry and Mabel Neff; maternal grandparents, Don and Caroline Gates; 2 brothers, Rick and Don Redmond
Visitation is 5-8 PM Friday October 5th, and 9-10 AM Saturday at the Reichard Funeral Home Inc., 400 W. Deerfield Rd., Union City, IN. Mass will be held 10:30 AM Saturday October 6th, 2018 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Winchester, IN with Father Logsdon officiating. Burial will follow in the St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery in Union City, IN.
In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to St. Jude's Childrenâs or Food for the Poor with envelopes available at the funeral home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.reichardfh.com.
When in Heaven, we'll check our Chess Pieces ol' buddy once again!!! Carl LaWall
Carl V. LaWall Oct 5 2018 12:00 AM
Our Prayers are with your family during this difficult time. We are sorry to have missed the visitation and funeral for your dear son and brother.
Patrick & Traci Reed Oct 5 2018 12:00 AM
My heart goes out to each family member who has been greatly impacted with Marks passing. He gave his unconditional love and support to you all. He is now in heaven and can freely praise his Lord and Savior without human limitations. Gods love and healing to you.
Barb Medler Oct 4 2018 12:00 AM
I am sorry to hear about Mark's passing. I graduated with him from The Citadel. He was a great classmate. My thoughts and prayers are with his family. He will be greatly missed.
Sam Stamps Oct 2 2018 12:00 AM
Thinking of you during your time of sorrow. Ours thoughts and prayers will be with you. His service to others demonstrates his love of God.
Bob & Marlene Nash
Marlene Nash Oct 2 2018 12:00 AM