Clayton Neal Bare
Mr. Clayton Neal Bare, better known as Neal, 59, of West Jefferson, died on Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, at Ashe Memorial Hospital in Jefferson.
Mr. Bare was born on April 28, 1953, in Ashe County, to Claude Edgar and Mary Viola Miller Bare. Mr. Bare was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, William Howard Bare.
Mr. Bare was a member of Howards Creek Baptist Church and attended Cornerstone Baptist Church and Meat Camp Baptist Church. Neal was a professional land surveyor. He worked numerous places and was licensed in five states. He served as the secretary treasurer for the N.C. Society of Surveyors, he also served as President of the NW North Carolina Chapter. He enjoyed spending time with his beloved yorkies, Jobbie and Sophie. He enjoyed helping people and he never met a stranger. Neal was a loving husband, father and brother he will be missed by all.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, at the Badger Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Samuel Shupe and Elder James McNeill. Burial will follow in Riverview Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, at Badger Funeral Home.
Mr. Bare is survived by his wife, Paige Albert Bare of West Jefferson; son, Brandon Scott Bare of Boone; two sisters, Nina Bare and Louise Hartzog, both of West Jefferson; also surviving are several nieces and nephews.
Flowers will be appreciated.
Words of comfort and remembrance may be viewed or sent to the family through our website at http://www.badgerfuneralhome.com.
Badger Funeral Home was entrusted with Mr. Bare's arrangements.