John worked for the Union Pacific Railroad for 36 years. He also served in the United States Army for 4 years. John was a motorcycle enthusiast. He enjoyed flat track racing and building motorcycles.
John was preceded in death by his parents, George and Violet, nee Spears, Neighbors; his first wife, Susan Neighbors; grandparents, Albert Clayton Neighbors and Ollie Boone Howard; and a sister, Diana Williams.
Surviving are his wife, Sharon, nee Hightower, Neighbors;
one daughter, Dori S. Neighbors;
three sons, Mike D. (Amie) Neighbors, Charles A. Light, and John D. (Kami) Neighbors Jr.;
and one great-grandson.
Memorials may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
According to John’s wishes, no services will be held.
Arrangements by George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL