517 E Washington St, Arma, KS 66712

BILLY JOE “BILL” NEET May 27, 1943 - April 22, 2023

Date of Funeral

April 28, 2023

Billy Joe “Bill” Neet, 79, of Arma, Kansas died at 3:40 P.M. Saturday April 22, 2023 at Medicalodges of Frontenac in Frontenac, Kansas.

Mr. Neet was born May 27, 1943 at Girard, Kansas the son of Joseph and Marie Podobnik Neet. Bill was a carpenter who lived in Crawford County most of his life. He was raised in Girard and graduated from Girard High School in the Class of 1961 where he played football. Bill was Bob’s Grill #1 Customer. He married Gayle Galichia on September 1, 1979 at Arma, Kansas. They later divorced but was friends for life. He was a past member of the Mirza Shrine. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War serving in the U.S. Navy serving as a Navy Seal. Survivors include two sisters, Marilyn Vorhies of Gladstone, Missouri and Linda Harris of Salem, Oregon, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Marie Neet and his step-father, Theo Evans.

Funeral services will be at 10 A.M. Friday, April 28, 2023 at the Bedene Funeral Home at Arma, Kansas with the Rev. Steve Cole officiating. Burial will be at the Pittsburg Garden of Memories Cemetery. Friends may call from 11 A.M. to 4 P.M. Thursday at the Bedene Chapel in Arma. The Navy Burial Detail will conduct graveside flag folding services. The family suggest memorials to the Girard American Legion. Donations may be sent to or left at the Bedene Funeral Home, 517 E. Washington, Box 621, Arma, Kansas 66712.

Friends may call or come by
Thursday, April 27, 2023 from 11:00 A.M.- 4:00 P.M.
Bedene Funeral Home
Arma, Kansas

Friday, April 28, 2023 at 10:00 A.M.
Bedene Funeral Home
Arma, Kansas

Pittsburg Garden of Memories Cemetery
Pittsburg, Kansas

Girard American Legion


  1. REPLY
    Dick and Bev Mengarelli Vogel says

    May your faith and fond memories shared by family and friends comfort you in your loss. We send our heartfelt sympathy.

  2. REPLY
    ALAN BOZICH says

    Sorry to lose him he was a good guy. He was in my smoke shop every day when I had it

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