Jesse J. Neff, 83, of rural Frankfort, died Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born on September 26, 1937 in Michigan City, Ind. to Frank and Dorothy (Reagan) Neff. He married Jenita Hooton on January 1, 1962 in Antioch and she preceded him in death on September 25, 2018.
Jesse was a 1956 graduate of Jackson Township High School and served in the United States Army. He was a lifelong farmer and was a bus driver for Clinton Prairie School Corporation. He was a member of Scotland Christian Church. His other memberships included the Moose Lodge and American Legion, both in Frankfort. He enjoyed fixing up old cars.
Surviving are his sons: Brad Neff of Frankfort and John Neff of Guerneville, CA; daughter: Penny Dougherty of Emerson, GA; sister: Nancy Neff of rural Frankfort; 7 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, and brothers: Frank Neff, Jr. and Charles Neff.
Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Monday, June 28, 2021 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort. Friends may also visit Tuesday 9:30 a.m. until the time of service at 10:30 a.m. at Scotland Christian Church, 4001 East Scotland Road, Kirklin. Pastor Steve Coultas will officiate. Burial will be in Scotland Cemetery, Kirklin, Ind. Memorial donations may be made to the Clinton County Humane Society, P.O. Box 455, Frankfort, IN 46041. Please visit goodwinfuneralhome.com, where you may share a personal message with the family.