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A celebration of life service will be held for Dr. Adam Steven Neely, 38, of Newport News, at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, at Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home, Hampton. He died Aug. 10, 2019.

He was a native of Hampton and a 1999 graduate of Bethel High School. He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the College of William and Mary. He later received his Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Old Dominion University. He was an assistant principal at Gloucester High School.

Neely was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Marion E. Neely and Robert L. Parrish.

Survivors include his parents, Ricky and Kelly Parrish Neely; two brothers, Alex S. Neely and Aaron S. Neely, and two grandmothers, Marilyn L. Boatwright and Shirley M. Parrish.

The family will receive friends from noon-2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be offered to the charity of one’s choice.