Lowell Neely passed away on October 16, 2017 in Escondido. He was 77.
Mr. Neely was born and raised in Escondido. He graduated from Escondido High School. After graduating high school, he worked for Continental Granite and later, Pyramid Granite as a precision finisher. He also founded Neely Tool Sales, designing and fabricating tools used in building computers.
He retired from Encad, Inc. where he worked in quality control. He enjoyed music (playing drums in high school and singing in a barbershop quartet), woodworking, and playing cards with family and friends.
Mr. Neely is survived by his children, David and Gail, four grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and five brothers.