Newton Earl (Eddie) Neighbors III

Newton Earl (Eddie) Neighbors III, 66, of Stuttgart passed away, Friday, August 25, 2017.  Eddie was a retired supervisor at Lennox Industries, a member of the Stuttgart Fire Dept. for 12 years,  a member of the Arkansas National Guard for four years, a correctional officer at Tucker Maximum Security Prison, an avid deer hunter and trout fisherman, a member of the Millcreek Hunting Club in Star City and a member of the Southside Baptist Church in Stuttgart.  Eddie was a devoted son, father, and grandfather.  He loved his three dogs, Bo, Bandit, and Oscar.  He coached pee-wee football and softball for many years.  Eddie was always interested in what his children and grandchildren were doing.  He loved his church family and always lended a hand when needed.  He loved to grill and give food away.  Eddie was a model son to his elderly parents and always saw to it that their needs were met.  The last 10 years , they required a  lot of his time.  His father was a 3 time cancer survivor.

Eddie is survived by his wife, Carolyn Sue Neighbors; his parents, Flossie and Newton Neighbors, Jr. of Stuttgart; one son, Jason Scott Neighbors  and wife, Sarah of Paragould; daughter, Jennifer Faughn Neighbors of Little Rock, and three grandchildren, Peyton Duran Nelson of Little Rock, Zoe Kay Merrett and Amelia Nicole Neighbors both ofParagould.

Visitation will be from 3:00 to 5:00 P.M., Sunday, August 27, 2017 at Westbrook Funeral Home in Hazen.  Funeral services will be 11:00 A.M., Monday, August 28, 2017 at SouthsideBaptist Church in Stuttgart.  Burial will be in the Center Point Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to a trust account at Bancorpsouth set up for his grandchildren’s college fund.

7 thoughts on “Newton Earl (Eddie) Neighbors III”

  1. Beverly Joerns Adkins

    Knew Eddie most of his life will be missed love to Carolyn Jason and Flossie. &NEWT

  2. Lynton Roswell/Deanna Bowling Clayton

    Our deepest sympathy to you and your family.Our love and prayers to Newt and Flossie.

  3. Darrell E Horton JR

    I have know Eddie since I was 5 years old, when we moved to the neighborhood, Eddie was always eager to show a young boy how to ride a motorcycle especially wheelies, I remember him riding his dirt bike up and down the street and I remember hearing the roar of what ever hot rod he and Mr Newton were working on in the shop. Eddie was good neighbor he watched out for other neighbors property like it was his own, he was always quick to tell you if something was out of place or he had noticed someone snooping around and would be quick to tell someone they didn’t belong there and had better leave before he called the police. I always appreciated his honesty when talking with him. The neighborhood will not be the same without him. See you on the other side Eddie

  4. Eddie was a good person and a great co worker. We worked together at the Stuttgart Fire Department and I always enjoyed being around him

  5. Was saddened to hear of Eddie’s passing, am keeping all of you in my prayers, especially Carolyn, children, grandchildren, and Miss Flossie and Mr. Newton. May the peace of God surround you all.

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