Walter Donald”Don” McNeill

Walter (Don) Donald McNeill
January 5, 2011

1930

Walter Donald”Don” McNeill was born on 08 Jul 1930 in Tallassee, Elmore, Alabama, USA a child of Walter N. McNeill and Annie Lois Ransom McNeill.

1940

W Donald McNeill was counted in the census on 11 Apr 1940 in Sylacauga, Talladega, Alabama, USA, as a 9-year-old, male, single, white, son. Also in the home was his father, Walter N McNeill; and his mother, Annie R McNeill.

1949

When he was 19, he married Jo Parker, daughter of Larry L Parker and Iola Howard Parker, on 04 Dec 1949 in Childersburg, Talladega, Alabama, USA.

2011

He died on 05 Jan 2011 in Augusta, Richmond, Georgia, USA. He was buried on 07 Jan 2011 in Augusta, Richmond, Georgia, USA at Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery

Walter Donald”Don” McNeill

Retired – Augusta Newsprint

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Walter Donald “Don” McNeill, 80, died peacefully at his residence, January 5, 2011, surrounded by his family. Mr. McNeill was preceded in death by his wife, Jo P. McNeill, father, Walter N. McNeill, and mother, Annie Lois McNeill.

Mr. McNeill was a native of Tallassee, AL. He attended Blaney Baptist Church and was very involved in the “Chatterbox” Club. Mr. McNeill had retired from Augusta Newsprint. He loved gospel music and was an avid sports fan.

Family members include daughters: Donna McNeill Landers (Ken), Alicia McNeill DeWeese (Jim), Marsha McNeill Raycroft (Jeff), son: Brian Keith McNeill, seven grandchildren, five great grandchildren, fiancee, Mary Ann Miles, and his beloved Maltese, Joy.

Funeral service will be held Friday, January 7, 2011, at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Thomas Poteet & Son with the Rev. Philip Blankenship officiating. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be John Tudor, Jerald Humphrey, Elvin Haynes, Jimmy Elliot, Mike Smith and Pete Knox.

Mr. McNeill has requested that memorial contributions may be made to Blaney Baptist Church, PO Box 305, Elgin, SC 29045, or the “Chatterbox” Club, c/o Carlton Bonham, 444 Edisto Drive, Belvedere, SC 29841.

The family will receive friends Friday, January 7, 2011, beginning at 1:00 p.m. until time of the service at Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors, 214 Davis Road, Augusta, GA 30907 (706) 364-8484. Please sign the guestbook at www.thomaspoteet.com.

January 6, 2011  State (published as The State)  Columbia, South Carolina
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