He didn't know he eventually was cannibalized. This neighbor lived up on the hill behind us. He died at age 65, not really so bad, because really he didn't live very healthy.
You can find this book at Amazon.com along with the next two in the series.
I kind of felt bad making him the villain and now he's dead. His wife is still alive, back in the woods.
They still have the same set up I used in the fictional book.