William Richard Neaves, 71 of Wildwood, FL died Friday April 15, 2016 at The Villages Hospice House in The Villages, FL. He was born March 31, 1945 in Irvington, NJ the son of Jack and Adele (nee Rabinowitz) Neaves. He graduated High School and served in the U S Air Force in Vietnam. He worked as a truck driver and moved to central FL from Fort Myers in October of 2015. He loved cruises, flying kites, living on the beach and was a great cook. He was preceded in death by his life partner, Maureen Vincent. He is survived by six children: Daughter, Juliet Gonnella and her husband, Daniel of Jackson, NJ; Daughter, Janet Neaves and her husband, Antonio Carrizales of Humble, TX; Daughter, Joan Savage and her husband Sam of Jackson, NJ; Son, Scott McLeod and his wife, Lisa of Superior, CO; Son, Gerald Neaves and his wife, Barbara of Barnegat, NJ; Daughter, Jacqueline Colaneri and her husband, Joseph of Jackson, NJ and by a sister, Joan Ray of Naples, FL and by 14 grandchildren. Services are private.