Today's Paper Latest Coronavirus The Article iPad Core Values Weather Newsletters Obits Puzzles Archive Story ideas

Leonard Phillip Neighbors

Benton, AR, 1939 - 2011

Leonard Phillip Neighbors, age 72, of Benton, passed away Sunday, March 27, 2011. He was born March 17, 1939 in Bauxite, Arkansas. Mr. Neighbors retired from AT&T, served in the National Guard and was a member of Grape Chapel Church of God. He was one of the founding father's (Card Holder #3) of the Arkansas Rodeo Association and a Gold Card Holder in the PRCA.
Mr. Neighbors was preceded in death by his parents, Grady and Gertrude Neighbors and an infant son. He is survived by his wife, Rose Marilyn Neighbors; three sons, Todd Neighbors and wife Regina, James Walker Neighbors and wife Tracy and Cass Neighbors and wife Polly; brother, James Carl Neighbors; sister, Carlene Brazil and three grandchildren, Brantly, Brad and Grace Neighbors.
Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, March 29 at Grape Chapel Church of God. Memorial services will be 10 a.m., Wednesday, March 30 at Grape Chapel Church of God. Danny Newland and Rick Dunn will be officiating. On-line guest book at

Published March 29, 2011

Ashby Funeral Home
108 West Narroway, Benton, AR
Phone: 501-778-2544