Ed Neptune, age 67, a resident of Chillicothe, Mo., died on Feb. 6, 2014, at St. Luke’s North, Kansas City, Mo.
Ed was born the son of Norman and Margaret Ann (Wallen) Neptune on Oct. 25, 1946, in Chanute, Kan. He was a 1965 graduate of Humboldt High School, Humboldt, Kan. Ed served in the United States Army from 1966 until 1968 during the Vietnam War.
He was united in marriage to Joann Shaw-Wehrle on Oct. 25, 1986, in Chillicothe, Mo. She survives of the home.
Ed owned and operated Ed Neptune Realty and Investments working as a State Certified Real Estate Broker and Estate Appraiser for over 30 years. He was a member of the First Baptist Church, Chillicothe. He was also a member of the Friendship Lodge No. 87 AF and AM, Chillicothe Shrine Club, Grand River Ducks Unlimited,and Gideon International, and a lifelong member of National Rifle Association.
Survivors include wife Joann Neptune of the home; three sons, Mike Neptune and wife Michelle, of Springfield, Mo., Paul Neptune and Lisa Horton, of Springfield, Mo., and Brett Wehrle and wife Dawn, of Mansura, La.; two daughters, Cindy Hofheins and husband Donnie, of Rolla, Mo., and Michelle Saale and husband Mark, of Kansas City, Mo.; two brothers, Bud Neptune and wife Debbie, of Dawn, Mo., and Mike Neptune and wife Joan, of Fort Fairfield, Maine; one sister, Patty Neptune-Oleson and husband Jr., of Chillicothe, Mo.; twelve grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Pat Neptune.
A memorial service will be held at the First Baptist Church, Chillicothe, Mo., on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, at 11 a.m. A scheduled family visitation will be held at the First Baptist Church, Chillicothe, Mo., on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, one hour prior to the service from 10 to 11 a.m. Friends may call at the Lindley Funeral Home, Chillicothe, Mo., on Monday, Feb. 10, 2014 from noon to 8 p.m. Inurnment will be held at Edgewood Cemetery, Chillicothe, Mo. Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church and/or Gideon International and may be left at or mailed to Lindley Funeral Home, P.O. Box 47, Chillicothe, MO 64601. Online condolences may be made at www.lindleyfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of Lindley Funeral Home, Chillicothe, Mo.