Private family services will take place
Don Neighbors, 61, of N. 12 th Street, passed away September 13, 2020 at his home.
Don was born June 17, 1959 in Carlsbad to Eldredge “Coy” and Mary (Swinney) Neighbors. He
married Deelona Lee Adkins December 5, 1980. Don worked in the road department for Eddy
County for 25 years. He served in many roles in the ministry over 30 years. Don genuinely loved
people, gave to anyone in need and always looked for ways to help until his final day. Don
always lived larger than life. Don loved all of his family, but his grandchildren were the light of
his life. The family would like to thank Lakeview Christian Home Hospice and the Carlsbad
Fire Department for the wonderful care and respect he received.
Don was preceded in death by his parents; grandchildren: twins, Adler and Slade Heine and two
other angel grandchildren.
Survivors are his wife, Deelona Neighbors; daughters: Chelsey Heine (Berry), Megan Duff
(Copey); sister, Vicki Neighbors; grandchildren: Gunner, Isabella and G.W. Heine.