Eagle Funeral Home Obituaries

John W. McNeil

August 13, 1933 - January 2, 2018

John W. McNeil, 84, of Hillsdale, passed away Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at the Hillsdale County Medical Care Facility. He was born August 13, 1933 in Jonesville to Wesley and Altha (Moore) McNeil. John married Edith Dickensheets on May 5, 1957 and she survives.

John graduated from Hillsdale High School in 1951 and he served his country in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. He retired from Jonesville Products after 33 years of service. John was an avid UofM fan and he loved to farm and volunteer for the FFA organization.

In addition to his wife of nearly sixty years, Edith McNeil, John is survived by a son, Jeffrey (Pamela) McNeil of Jonesville; grandson, Christopher (Kim Ensley) McNeil of Butler, Indiana; brother, Glenwood (Rhetta) McNeil of Charlotte; sister-in-law, Janet McNeil and brother-in-law, Tom Bates.

John was preceded in death by his parents and four siblings, Ardis Perrin, Phyllis Bates, Daryl McNeil and Lawrence McNeil.

Memorial services for John McNeil will take place at a later date. Arrangements are entrusted to VanHorn-Eagle Funeral Home in Hillsdale.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Jonesville United Methodist Church.



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