Richard Clyde McNeill, 90, of Robbins, passed away peacefully Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at his home surrounded by his loving family.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 22 at Pleasant View Friends Church, Robbins, with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be Friday at Kennedy Funeral Home in Robbins from 6 to 8 p.m.
Born July 13, 1922 to John Robert and Isabelle McNeill he is survived by his loving and devoted wife, Maxine Williams McNeill of 65 years; three adoring daughters, Diann Powers and husband, Walter, of Robbins; Joann Andrew and husband, Gary, of Huntsville, AL; Debra McNeill-Sattler and husband, Charles, of Powerdersville, SC. Clyde also leaves behind four wonderful grandchildren, Seth Powers and wife, Danna, of Robbins; Amanda Brown and husband, Mike, of Owensboro, KY; Neil Andrew and wife, Lisa, of Huntsville, AL; and Wesly Sattler of Powerdersville, SC; four great-grandchildren, Ashlyn Powers, Reagan and Andrew Brown and Bailey Andrew. He is also survived by a sister, Rachael McGee of Archdale, NC; a brother Harold Davis and wife, Emily, of Robbins; and two step sisters, Bernice Cockman and Rachael Brewer.
During World War II Clyde was a welder at the Newport News Shipyard and continued the welding trade during his working years. Some of his greatest treasures in life were his family, church family and close friends who he enjoyed traveling and camping with. His family is very grateful for the life lessons and faith in God that he always shared with them. He was a faithful member of Pleasant View Friends church for 64 years.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Cemetery Fund, Pleasant View Friends Church c/o of Greer Williams, 1071 Talc Mine Road, Robbins, NC 27325.
Kennedy Funeral Home is assisting the McNeill Family.

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  1. Barbara Brown, RN Case Manager with Liberty Hospice lit a candle for Richard Clyde McNeill

  2. Mrs. McNeill and your beautiful family,
    I want to thank you for the honor of allowing me to care for Mr. McNeill. I always looked forward to coming to see him, as well as, all of you! You are an incredible family and I feel blessed to have been ther

  3. Diann,
    So very sorry to hear of the death of your father. Please know you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
    Memories last forever! God Bless You!
    Shirley Cox

  4. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of loss. The Lord is with you and will give you strenght needed to continue your journey of grief.
    God’s Peace,
    Staff and Pat Brown, Aftercare Director
    Pines Funerals

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