Name: Neill Adams McNeill Sr
Given Name: Neill Adams
Birth: 29 Dec 1929 in Hoke County, North Carolina
Death: 18 Nov 2007 in Raeford, Hoke County, North Carolina
SSN 1951 North Carolina
Event: Korean War in the Air Force Statistical Services Division
Military 1952 Denver, Colorado
Residence: 2007 Raeford, Hoke County, North Carolina 28376
U.S. Social Security Death Index
Change Date: 3 Mar 2010 at 10:37:47
Birth Date: 29 Dec 1928
Death Date: 18 Nov 2007
Social Security Number: 241-36-7442
State or Territory Where Number Was Issued: North Carolina
Death Residence Localities
ZIP Code: 28376
Localities: Raeford, Hoke, North Carolina
United States Obituary Collection
Name of Deceased: Neill A. McNeill Jr.
Age at Death: 78
Death Date: 18 Nov 2007
Obituary Date: 22 Nov 2007
Newspaper Title: News-Journal, The
Newspaper Location: Raeford, NC, Us
Birth Date: abt 1929
Locations Mentioned in Obituary: Raleigh
Other Persons Mentioned in Obituary: Wendy Waters
Raeford Chamber Junior
Edwin McNeill Lentz
Mary Brown Archie
James McNeill Luther
Margaret McNeill Adams (Meg)
Source Citation: Newspaper: News-Journal, The; Publication Date: 22 Nov 2007; Publication Place: Raeford , NC , Us..
Neill Adams McNeill, Sr, 78, passed away Sunday, November 18 at his home in Raeford. He was born in Raeford and graduated from Hoke County High School in 1948. He attended North Carolina State University for two years and graduated from Hardbarger Business College, Raleigh in senior accounting in 1952.
After college, he enlisted in the United States Air Force, where he completed the Air Force School of Statistical Services, Denver, Colorado. He served in the Korean War (1952-1953). During his last two years in the Air Force he worked in the Statistical Services Division at Donaldson Air Force Based in Greenville, S.C.
Following his military duty, he returned to Raeford and worked as a planner for Burlington Industries. He retired from Burlington after working 37 years in the Raeford Plant Planning Department. During his years at Burlington, he served as President of the Raeford Junior Chamber of Commerce, and was a member of the Raeford Lion?s Club, in which he served as an officer and chairman of many projects. In 1980 he received the Lion of the Year Award.
He was a lifetime, faithful member of the Raeford Presbyterian Church where he served as deacon, elder, Men of the Church president, as well a member of many committees including the stewardship and music committees, which he chaired. In the summer of 2007, the Session and Congregation of Raeford Presbyterian Church honored him as Elder Emeritus.
He loved photography(especially taking pictures of his grandchildren), classical music and Broadway musicals. He was also a surrogate father-figure to many of his wife?s students.
The funeral service will be held Wednesday, November, 21 at 11a.m. at the Raeford Presbyterian Church, 128 West Edinborough Ave. Burial will follow in the Raeford Cemetery.
Survivors are his wife of 49 years, Mary Archie Brown McNeill; his son, Neill A. McNeill, Jr. of Greensboro, N.C.; his daughter-in-law, Dr. Wendy Waters McNeill; and two granddaugthers, Margaret Adams (Meg) McNeill and Elizabeth Lentz McNeill; and three brothers, Edwin Lentz McNeill, James Luther McNeill, and Bobby Burns McNeill all of Raeford.
Memorial may be made in his memory to the Raeford Presbyterian Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 1570 Raeford, N.C. 28376
Father: John Knox McNeill Sr b: 9 Sep 1889 in Scotland County, North Carolina
Mother: Beulah Burns Lentz b: 22 Jul 1894 in Norwood, Stanly County, North Carolina
- Living McNeill