Born: September 29, 1918
Killed in Action (MIA): March 20, 1944 in the South Pacific.
U.S. Army Air Force
Rank: First Lieutenant
Pacific Wing Air Transport Command
Prior to joining the National Guard in January 1941 and going on active duty the following month, Lt. Neaves worked at Hercules in Hopewell.
At the time of his death, Lt. Neaves was survived by his parents, Mr. & Mrs. Wilmer C. Neaves, Sr., two sisters, Mrs. W. W. Nelson and Miss Patricia Neaves, and one brother, Thomas Neaves.
Lt. Neavesís name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Hawaii