Obituary – Johnny Neumann

Published 11:30 am Friday, April 26, 2019

Johnny Neumann, as he was known by all, was born September 11, 1950, in Chicago, Illinois, and died on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, in Oxford, Mississippi.  He was proceeded in death by his mother, Margaret Marie Neumann, and his father, Robert Herman Neumann, Sr. He is survived by his wife, Liliana Bogdan Neumann; a daughter, Esmeralda Neumann, of Oxford; a daughter, Maria Neumann, of Greece; a son, Michael Neumann, of Greece; a daughter, Leslie Neumann, of Belgium; a son, Samuel Neumann, of Belgium; and a grandson, Illies Neumann, of Belgium.  He is also survived by a brother, John Herman Neumann, Jr, (Maria), of Syosset, New York; a brother, William Frederick Neumann (Paulina), of Goodyear, Arizona; a sister, Brenda Neumann Wheeler (Billy) of Memphis, Tennessee.

The family wishes to extend their gratitude for the kind and attentive care of all those who cared for him during his time at Oxford Health and Rehabilitation in Oxford.  

Johnny had many friends who loved and admired him. His love for his family, for his home city of Memphis, for Ole Miss, and for basketball, permeated his life.  His talent for playing basketball is legendary and will be remembered forever.

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There will be memorial service at The Pavillion Club, in The Pavillion on the Ole Miss campus at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, April 29, 2019.