Art Neville

  • Born: December 17, 1937
  • Died: July 22, 2019
  • Location: New Orleans, Louisiana


Art Neville

Keyboardist and singer with the Neville Brothers and the Meters…

Art Neville was a keyboardist and singer who was a founding member of the Neville Brothers and the Meters. For full obituary and coverage from, click here.

Condolence & Memory Journal

Oh how much joy your music brought me, it woke me up, it helped me sleep, it was and still is so very special. I send all your family and friends condolences for the loss. I am sure he will be teaching the angels some tunes. Rest in Peace. From no where special in Manchester, England.

Posted by debra clarke - manchester, UM - student   June 10, 2020


I remember working lights and sound at some of the shows and even partying with him some 25 years ago he was a great man and a great musician papa funk you will be missed New Orleans won't be the same without you

Posted by Shannon Randler 5462 buckeye Ave. Portage 46368 - Portage, IN - acquaintance   January 26, 2020


Posted by Shirley Caldwell - Knoxville, TN   December 29, 2019

May God comfort you during this difficult time. So sorry for your loss.

Posted by A friend   November 26, 2019

To the Families of Art Neville. I'm Dorothy McLean, Rosebud Lakota Sioux Indigenous, Rosebud Indian Reservation, South Dakota
I send my deepest condolences to the families of Art, I believe the the world of Jazz, Blues, and the like list one of it's legends. I pray the Great Spirit be with you always and forever and through this darkness.

Posted by Dorothy McLean - Brookings, SD - student   August 22, 2019

Our deepest condolences to the family. What an massive loss of an incredible icon.
We pray that God continues to strengthen and comfort you all during this extremely difficult time.

Posted by A friend   August 17, 2019


Posted by Matthew McGuire - Cheshire, CT   August 16, 2019

My sincere condolences to the Neville family. A true music icon and wonderful person. Praying for comfort and peace for your family.

Posted by Monica    August 12, 2019

For the loss of a love one is difficult & we would like to express our sincerest condolences. There is also a deep loss for the musical community...we hope that the precious memories may help all to cope and bring peace.....may the God of peace, be with you and your family.

Posted by A friend   August 12, 2019

My condolences are extended as the family and friends mourn the passing of Art. Its our prayer that you find comfort in looking forward to a time when none of our family and friends fall ill and we are able to see them again.

Posted by A friend   August 11, 2019

RIP Art "Poppa Funk" Neville and condolences to the family and friends. As a true architect of funk music I say job well done.

Posted by Jon Kydd - Columbus, OH - friend   August 07, 2019

Our hearts are with you Arthel, and all your family. We love you and just want to hold you close as you mourn the loss of your dear daddy!

Posted by Lauren & Ted Nikolis - New York, NY - friend   August 07, 2019

In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.

Posted by Carolyn McDonald - Ellenwood, GA   August 07, 2019


Posted by Alishia - SC   August 03, 2019


NEVER, EVER EVER will there be a musical family of brothers that pump out that DOWN HOME NEW ORLEANS music. Thanks for bringing fans the legendary music that will stay with us forever. ART u brought the funk on the keyboards each and every time ur finger touched those keys. THANK U FOR YEARS OF THE BEST MUSIC....PRAYERS and LOVE❤❤

Posted by Valenda Newell - INDIANAPOLIS, IN   August 02, 2019

To all of you my heart goes out to all. I'm keeping you all in my heart and my prayers. I'm so sorry for your loss. Much love...

Posted by LaVerne Cooper (from our old block Valence St.) - New Orleans, LA   August 01, 2019

My thoughts and prayer are with you all.

Posted by Alisha Slack - New Orleans, LA - acquaintance   August 01, 2019

My condolences to his family and friends.

Posted by Lvinia Reddick - New Orleans, LA - acquaintance   August 01, 2019

My condolences to his family and friends.

Posted by Celestine Lockley - New Orleans, LA - acquaintance   August 01, 2019

My condolences to his family and friends.

Posted by Nolan Slack - New Orleans, LA - acquaintance   August 01, 2019


Posted by Laura Lewis - Metairie, LA - acquaintance   July 30, 2019

My prayers are with the family. I'm so blessed to have known Papa Funk. To us he was Artee (that's my spelling). I got to sit in a rehearsal with the Meters when I was 13 in the 70s. Then I came home to New Orleans one Mardi Gras, and I thought someone was trying to play music like the Neville Brothers. Well it was Art playing music in the neighbor's backyard party across the street. After finding out it was him, I ran over there and dance the evening away. Well I tried, it was a holiday and I had to run back and help with the dishes . That made my weekend. Will miss you Art❤❤

Posted by Cassandra Turner - New Orleans/Lafayette, LA   July 30, 2019

My prayers are with the family. May God continue to be with yall.

Posted by Cassandra Turner - New Orleans, LA - acquaintance   July 30, 2019

Peace and blessings to the family..

Posted by Mary Ewing - Chicago, IL   July 30, 2019


Art neville, along with his brothers, represent such uniqueness in the City of New Orleans. God blesx the family.

Posted by Doris James - New Orleans, LA - acquaintance   July 30, 2019

Art was a great keyboard player and friend we talked andI sometimes Kayes with The Meters sitting In-for George when coming off some of my out of town gigs, with Deacon John. Art will be missed, Rest Now Poppa Funk Neville .

Posted by Eddie A. Smith - Jefferson, LA - friend   July 30, 2019

To the family and friends take comfort in knowing that you are not alone.

Posted by A friend   July 30, 2019

My condolences to the family and friends of Art Neville. May the God of all bring you comfort at this most difficult time and may he fill your hearts with wonderful memories of Art to cherish.

Posted by Fj    July 29, 2019


In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.

Posted by BJ - New Orleans, LA   July 29, 2019


Posted by PEARL - Cleveland, OH   July 29, 2019


Posted by Linda Tracy - Cleveland, OH   July 29, 2019

Sorry for the lost of such a great artist. I loved his songs.

Posted by A friend   July 29, 2019


My sincere condolences to the entire Neville family. Rest easy Art. I will always have this piece of my heart, that smiles whenever I think about you.

Posted by Marie de Wijs - The Netherlands   July 29, 2019

Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always. I have been following their music for a long time, a fan
Rest in peace

Posted by Pam Myers - YUBA CITY, CA   July 29, 2019

Sending the prayers and thoughts to the family of Art Neville; including Arthel, Aaron and Cyril. Artie will be truly missed.

Posted by JOYCELYN LYNUM - JONESBORO, GA   July 29, 2019


My deepest condolences to the Neville family. I became a fan after a trip to MardiGras back in the day! That was were I fell in love with real N.O. music. Not two days ago I was thinking of the brothers and realized I hadn't heard them in quite awhile....... only to find out today that Art had passed. I'm in the midst of putting my own obit together which will include a bucket list for the other side...... I'm just having trouble deciding what color my Boogie Shoes should be!
Until then, God speed!

Posted by Cari - Windy City, IL - Acquaintance   July 29, 2019

Mr. Art, I did not get to bring you a green frozen cup from down the street, because you couldnt have one. Now you are living in the green pastures of eternity. You loved Star Wars regalia, Beam me up out of here Scottie, as you said. Now, you are with the King of Kings and Lord of Lords.
Your Valence Street Family and neighbors will always love and miss you.
Love to all of the Nevilles forever.

Posted by - acquaintance   July 29, 2019

The Society for American Music honored Art Neville at our 2019 conference in New Orleans, and we were so sorry he was unable to attend. As Past President and on behalf of the Society, we send our deepest sympathy to the Neville family, and appreciation for decades of funk that changed the musical landscape of New Orleans, and the country as a whole.

Posted by Sandra Graham - Newton, MA   July 29, 2019

Love and gratitude to Artie. Did I realize that when I heard "Sissy Strut" winding thru the Voorburgswal two mornings ago that it was a sign...? Maybe.

Have PEACE...

Posted by Captain    July 29, 2019

My heart goes out to my cousin Lorraine and her son Ian, I loved his music and am sad I didn't get to come see you guys later in life. Your family is all here for you if you need us, Art was an amazing man and will be missed.

Love always

Posted by Enjoli Karanja-Racine - Tulsa, OK - family   July 28, 2019

Oh man, what a sad loss. Daniel 12:13

Posted by A friend   July 27, 2019

Very sorry to hear this.

Posted by A friend   July 27, 2019

My sincere condolences to the family.

Posted by Janice Francis - Lathonia, GA - family   July 27, 2019


Please accept my Deepest Sympathies

Posted by Scott Chamberland - Saint Agatha, ME   July 27, 2019

When someone we love falls asleep in death the memories we have of them become our treasure,may those cherished memories of a life well lived and God's promise at John 6:40bring you measure of comfort,My condolences to the family.

Posted by A friend   July 27, 2019

Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always.

Posted by Shirley Robinson - Yonkers, NY - friend   July 27, 2019

My deepest sympathy to the Neville brothers, family, and fans on the loss of Art. He is loved and missed for his wonderful contribution to music. May God comfort you during this difficult time.

Posted by Mary Smith - PA   July 26, 2019

So sorry that you are gone. It really was a pleasure
Meeting and talking with you. May god bless you're
Family and u Rest In Peace

Posted by Essie Byrd - Santa fe, NM   July 26, 2019

We will always always love, cherrish and remember the many times you shared and laughed with each other. may God be with us on our time of grieving

Posted by A friend   July 26, 2019

In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.

Posted by Deborah Breaux - New Orleans, LA - family   July 26, 2019

Sending my condolences to the Neville Family, will keep the family lifted in prayer. Thank you for your BEAUTIFUL music. God Bless!!!

Posted by Arcille Woods - North Las Vegas, NV   July 26, 2019

Caring thoughts are sent to family, friends and fans at this difficult time. May the God who gives peace' and hope be with you. Until we see Mr. Neville again, let us cherish our outstandingly good memories of him.

Posted by M. Louise - TX   July 26, 2019

Thanks for the music and the memories. My youth was so much better because of you.

Posted by Katherine Morris - Tucson, AZ   July 26, 2019

For All the Neville Family -
BLESSINGS and PRAYERS are with you and your family! There are no words to describe how much the Beauty of the music, and, if you were lucky enough to get to see it - Art's very special smile...
Never one to be in the spotlight, stage left, his Rock-solid groove was what pulled the train! He was the Conductor!
My bass player gave me the first Funky Meters Album, and as a blues guitarist - my life was forever changed!
How can I possibly find the words to thank you for for that? Except for me to see his smiling face EVERYTIME I play " Sissy Strut!"
I was blessed to have seen him so many times over the years. And, it was ALWAYS best in NOLA! The last time I saw him was at Tippitinas - packed in shoulder to shoulder, with the groove PENATRATING Everyone's SOUL...
Hot & sweaty, cold beer flowing & the entire crowd rolling to that inimitable devastating Funk - George all smiles; because these kinds of gifts are FLOWING in - channeled down from the Universe! You had the "Connection!" - something ABSOLUTE and indefatigable - a harness to the untouchable! The indefinable Key to a door that only few are allowed to enter...
The "Magic and the "Voo-doo!" - that transient Sprit that flows above and beyond the music itself - the Groove and Funk became PRAYER! And you built that! An absolute "Once in a lifetime PERFECT pairing of souls" that will never be replicated. You - a soul brother to ALL real musicians, gave us something that reached down into the core; the ABSOLUTE Marrow of Bone! You Sir - were touched by the hands of the Gods!
A Spectacular Life & Vision that has touched us ALL...
We'll miss you my brother!
Your job was done - and you showed the whole world the Love! What else can a man possibly achieve in this lifetime? Your music will live forever and your dignity & beautiful smile will live on for Eternity...
May your whole family embrace that truth and find solace in the Grace and Spirit of the Extraordinary life and wonder that you were kind enough to share with us ALL!
May God Bless you and your family, and may you all embrace Art's LIFE and not be lost in a sea of sorrow...
I hope that you went out on the wing of a Dove!
Your Divinity has opened up the door - and the Lord is waiting with open arms to embrace the Beauty of your wonderous soul!
Rest in peace and may your family be able to celebrate a life well lived, and may the grieving be short. And once again; " Thank You my brother - Thank You!" Sleep well!
God Bless the Whole Neville Family...

Posted by Gregg Numme - Greenwich, CT   July 26, 2019

Another great entertainer gone too soon. My heartfelt condolences and prayers of comfort to the Neville family. May memories comfort you and prayers strengthen you, as you cope with the difficult days ahead.

Posted by L. M. - CA   July 26, 2019

Thank you for all the music that will touch our hearts and move our feet for eternity. The world is a less soulful and funky place without you and we must reckon with the fact that there will only ever be one Art Neville. Your life and music will forever be an inspiration and to have shared in that beauty for even a moment watching you play or listening to your albums is nothing less than a gift from God. May you rest in peace and know that your genius will never be forgotten.

Posted by Garrett Troy - Brooklyn, NY   July 26, 2019

Me. Neville will be missed by all who enjoyed his music. The great thing about such people is that their craft allows us to always have a piece of them with us. May his memories comfort all his family. May God also comfort you.

Posted by A friend   July 26, 2019

RIP Art! Legend,Gods gift to us all! We love you and will miss you so, so very much... God loves you More....

Posted by Judith Johnson - Lacombe, LA - acquaintance   July 26, 2019

...Bro, we've come a long way from the bench in front of your apartment in the Calliope. I pray and hope there's at least one at your new home where we can meet again and update or just "shoot-the-bull". I really miss you...

Posted by Ronald Antoine    July 26, 2019

Brother, I tried to see you again on this side of life; it didn't come to be. There's still one last option left. Guess we'll have to wait and see. Until then, give my best to Charles...

Posted by Ronald Antoine - Ros.-Osterwick, Germany - friend   July 26, 2019

On behalf of your fans in Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia (the DMV), we will miss you. Our thoughts, prayers and tears are with the Neville family. Seeing the Neville Brothers perform at Rams Head On Stage in Annapolis, MD in 2009 was exciting and rewarding. God bless the entire Neville Family, please keep them safe and comfort them with the precious memories of this great man.

Posted by Molly - MD   July 25, 2019

Thank you.

Posted by Jeff Eaton - New Orleans, LA   July 25, 2019

Il était un merveilleux musicien qui nous a apporté joie et bonheur . Merci à lui . Qu'il repose en paix .

Posted by JOUANNET Marie-Geneviève et Gerard - COGNAC FRANCE   July 25, 2019

Art, I miss you so much already. I keep thinking about all the good talks we had and all the laughs. I really enjoyed you as a friend. I cant believe this day has come. I cried like a baby when I heard. Is this really true?? How can it be? I wasnt finished being your friend. I keep thinking about you. Youre all I can think about. My heart is heavy, and the only relief I know is know that I will see you again one day. I miss you and love you so much. You were a good man and raised good kids. You are a legacy in my eyes just for being who you were. Love to you and family, your buddy in Austin, Terry Traugott.

Posted by Terry Traugott - Austin, TX - friend   July 25, 2019

A cornerstone of funk music, Art Neville is irreplaceable and without peer. He was a prime mover behind the uniquely New Orleans sound. I had the pleasure of being a guest in his home and savoring his special gumbo recipe. I will always be grateful for the joy he brought to my ears and my soul and, as a musician myself, educating me on the real meaning of funk. Poppa Funk rests now but his legacy will carry on for as long as music flows out of the bayous.

Posted by richard jacobs - memphis, TN - acquaintance   July 25, 2019

My deepest sympathy to your family at such a difficult time. My thoughts and prayers are with you. May you find some comfort and peace from the God of all comfort and may the love of friends and family carry you through your grief. You will be missed.

Posted by - AZ   July 25, 2019


There's music in Heaven! Angles are rejoicing. He will be missed here on Earth. But God called his name. And Art knew the Show has to go on
RIP brother Art. Your health and vitality have been restored. The Las Vegas Numa family will keep your family in our daily prayers.

Posted by Mary Numa - Las Vegas, NV - friend   July 25, 2019

Heartfelt condolences to the entire Neville family, friends and especially my Christian sister Doris Neville Busari. Precious, sacred memories, peace, comfort and strength now and in moments to come. Mr. Art Neville "Rest in the Lord Jesus' presence." 2 Cor. 5:8

Posted by Elnora Brackins-Brown - Tempe, AZ - friend   July 25, 2019

So saddened and sorry about the passing of Art. He was an incredible man and friend
Lorraine, I hope you can take some comfort in how much Art loved you.
I keep you thoughts, always in my heart and now in my prayers

Posted by Janelle Kane - Metairie, LA   July 25, 2019

Posted by Essie Byrd - Santa fe, NM - acquaintance   July 25, 2019

This drawing says it all by my friend Gary Hallgren.

Posted by Another Fan - Northampton, MA - acquaintance   July 25, 2019


I never missed a chance to see the I miss them. So sorry to hear of Art's passing. I'm just a big big fan who has followed them for years. I was even fortunate enough to meet them briefly and remember his sweetness. Deepest sympathy to the family. Heart breaking times in New Orleans for sure.

Posted by Kathe Maltese - Spring Hill, TN   July 25, 2019

How we have enjoyed the Neville brothers for years. We send our sincere condolences to the entire family
Troy and LaWanda Pennington, Grapeland, texas

Posted by LaWanda Pennington - Grapeland, TX - friend   July 24, 2019


Posted by Geri Zapata - SCHERERVILLE, IN   July 24, 2019


Condolences to the Neville family. May Mr Neville rest in peace

Posted by A fan - San Antonio, TX   July 24, 2019

R I P My Friend, Art (Poppa Funk) Neville. Your were a Legend to people of New Orleans. I was blessed to call you my friend. You would come into the store & always had a Hi & hug for me. New Orleans will never be the same without you. Fly High Art. Thoughts & prayers go out to your family. You will be missed.

Posted by Tonia Ohlson - Hermansville, MI   July 24, 2019

Art Neville! a terrific spirit of music from New Orleans..glad to meet him briefly at the Bottom Line after the Neville Brothers show..

Posted by David Eyges - New Orleans, NY - acquaintance   July 24, 2019

Now you can rest Mr. Neville.
Sing sing sing in Heaven with the Angels.

Posted by A friend   July 24, 2019

rest easy king

Posted by aUTRY CHAMBLISS - Miami, FL   July 24, 2019

The world will miss Artie. I know I will and everyone who loved him will also. So many great memories.

Posted by Danno Saratak - Saratoga, NY - friend   July 24, 2019


Thanks for sharing your talent. We wont forget you. Godspeed Art.

Posted by Sheila - L.A., CA   July 24, 2019

Love you Art.

Posted by Barbara Peoples - B'ham, AL - friend   July 23, 2019


My prayers go out to this FAMILY!

Posted by Gloria A .Coleman-Brown - marrero, LA   July 23, 2019


Posted by Sheila Osademe - Pine Bluff, AR   July 23, 2019

Condolences to the Neville family, sorry for this tragic loss of your loved one.

Posted by c k - NJ   July 23, 2019

May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.

Posted by Charlotte Osburn - Altus, OK   July 23, 2019

In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.

Posted by Gwen & Shawn Lytle - Pasadena, CA - family   July 23, 2019

Posted by Westwood Area Memphis, TN    July 23, 2019


Godspeed Art. Now playing in the Ultimate Venue.

Posted by Harry Simpson - Buckeye, AZ   July 23, 2019

I was a big fan of the Neville Bros. May Art RIP.

Posted by A friend   July 23, 2019

Your spirit and soul now shines down on the world, making it a better place for all of us. God will always love you.

Posted by walt slattery - priovidence, RI   July 23, 2019

Beautiful music,rest in peace .

Posted by Mary Hines - New Bern, NC   July 23, 2019

Posted by Brenda Jones - Walker La. 70785   July 23, 2019

Brother we will miss you dearly and never stop playing your music. God bless you.

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Posted by A friend   July 23, 2019

The Meters pioneered and our brothers and sisters in New Orleans lost another great. Brother Art's up in that great gig in the sky discussing that magic with Big Chief Toussaint and Dr. John Mac as we speak... We love you

Posted by Daniel Thompson - Slidell, LA   July 23, 2019

Art gave me the biggest compliment of any artist l worked with. He and his brothers all seemed like family every time we worked together. The first show l stage managed was with them in Austin. You all were mentors to me, and like my uncles or older brothers. I am not far behind you and Charlie, Art. Perhaps we will play together in another life. Thank you all for the great gigs at Club Foot. They are some of my fondest memories from my days on stage, Greg Sisk.

Posted by Greg Sisk - Austin then, Canon City Colo, CO - coworker   July 23, 2019

May God be with the Neville family, an amazing talent, truly a tremendous loss your family and for us all.

Posted by RB    July 23, 2019

Sincerest condolences. I am a big fan.

Posted by Sylvia Griffith - Rosarito Beach, Mexico   July 23, 2019


To the Neville Family sorry for the lost of my Brother Art. He provided my home of New Orleans with excellent music that will live on for every. Eternal rest granted unto Art soul nd may he rest in peace with the Heavenly Choir .

Posted by Kevin Joseph - Douglasville, GA - neighbor   July 23, 2019

Posted by Bob Vernon - friend   July 23, 2019

RIP My dear old friend

Posted by Bob Vernon - friend   July 23, 2019

RIP, and thank you. Art sang my favorite of all the Neville Bros songs: All These Things

Posted by Mary V - Baton Rouge, LA   July 23, 2019

Another piece of our heart has left Nuawlins for the next journey..Art brought so much joy to all~.Condolences to all the Neville family...our hearts are with you!

Posted by Karen Wilson - Oakdale, CA   July 23, 2019

Deepest Sympathy to the Neville Family, I am the aunt of Irie - Lyrica's son, and I was so sorry to hear of the loss of Art. May God give you comfort during this most difficult time. We are keeping your family in our prayers.

Posted by Kay Smith - Metairie - family   July 23, 2019

My condolences to the family of Art Neville....N'awlins has been hit hard this year with the loss of it's musicians: first the Night Tripper, now one of the voices of "what it means to miss New Orleans".

Goodbye & God speed, Mr. Neville.....& give my regards to the Dr.

L. Weinberg

Posted by A friend   July 23, 2019

Condolences to the Neville Brothers and other loved ones. Sorry to hear of your loss.

Posted by A friend   July 23, 2019

Thank you for all the joy you and your brothers brought to in God's love....

Posted by Benita - MA   July 23, 2019


Posted by Joan Walton - Columbus, GA   July 23, 2019


Posted by Ann Stokman - Greendale, WI   July 23, 2019


Deepest condolences to the entire Neville clan; you are truly Nola's music royalty. To Lorraine, Arthel, Ian, and Amelia; Aaron and Cyril, please feel the warmth and caring that embraces you from all corners of our city and the world.

(Charmaine, I know your dear Uncle Art is another sharp loss, and irreplaceable, but he and your Daddy are already making music in the Heavens!)

We who grieve - relative, friend, local, and stranger, also celebrate the life-long wonder of The Neville Brothers. Their music has been, and will be, an eternal gift of love that unites the world in peace.

Blessings to every Neville at this sorrowful hour, and thank you, Art, for offering so huge a part of your life to us.

(And for Charmaine, my sister in spirit, I hold you close in my heart always, through good times and bad.)

Sammie (Schenker Friedman)
New Orleans / Savannah

Posted by Sammie (Schenker) Friedman - Savannah, GA   July 22, 2019


God's Speed

Deepest sympathy and prayer's to the Neville family.

Loved your music.

Posted by M. kosh - ft.myers, FL   July 22, 2019

Rest in peace - deepest condolences to the Neville family. Your music will live on forever.

Karen Michele Doyle
Saratoga Springs, NY

Posted by A friend   July 22, 2019


Rory and I are sad to hear about Art Nevilles's loss as of 7/22.

Posted by Faith/Rory Tobin/Dockett - Newton Centre, MA - acquaintance   July 22, 2019


Rory and I would luv to express condolences's on the loss of Art Neville.he'll surely be missed.

Posted by faith tobin - Newton Centre, MA - acquaintance   July 22, 2019

Awesome New Orleans musician! So sorry to see Art and Charles leave the music scene. The Nevilles are the best. Still play a lot of their music in my home and car. Hopefully they invited Jesus to be the Lord of their life and I will see them personally in Heaven...for eternity!

The prompt ask for relationship to Art. Im just a big fan of the Neville Brothers!

Posted by Steve Summerlin - Gainesville, FL - friend   July 22, 2019

R.I.P Enjoyed your music for many years God Bless you and your loving family.

Posted by Joseph Moody - Horizon City, TX   July 22, 2019

While I feel great sadness over your passing, I am beyond grateful for all I learned from and through you. I am blessed we were friends for so many years. I love you RT, thank you for all the sunrise philosophy discussions/lessons we shared so long ago.

Posted by Gene Chalin - New Orleans, LA   July 22, 2019

Heaven has another talented Angel. One of my Favorite shows The Meters in the 70s at The Roxy...thank you for the Music

Posted by Carol McGovney - Studio City, CA - acquaintance   July 22, 2019

Another of the trailblazers is gone home.
May God have mercy on his soul.

Posted by C. Scutter - Port Gibson, MS   July 22, 2019


A very talent singer and musician enjoyed the brothers songs my condolences and prayers extended.
Artis.A.C Hudson Sr.

Posted by - GA   July 22, 2019

So so sorry . Another nola great was great . My sincere condolences to his family and friends . May he r.i.p

Posted by Jerry Landry - Norwalk, CT   July 22, 2019

Very sorry for your loss. Mr. Neville will be missed. May the God of comfort and peace strengthen you during this difficult time. Please accept my sincere condolences.

Posted by Ms. Sowell    July 22, 2019

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The Amazing and talented Art! RIP and may God Bless your soul for eternity. My thoughts and prayers go out to your family, fans and friends. Thank you for all the incredible Artistry and entertainment...