Michel "Mike" J. Nevill, Sr.
DAWSON, IL - Michel "Mike" J. Nevill, Sr., 73, died at 2:05 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, at his home. He was born May 12, 1940, in DuQuoin, Ill., to Robert R. and Louise Foley Nevill. He married Judith C. Horrighs on Sept. 25, 1960, and she survives.
Also surviving are one daughter, Deborah (Michael) Warren, of Springfield; one son, Douglas S. (Becky) Nevill, of Springfield; three grandchildren, Shelbie, Jordin and Mathew; two great- grandchildren; two sisters, Barbara (Donald) Sexton, of Sarasota, Fla., and Beverly Strickland, of Buffalo; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one son, Mick.
Michel was a U.S. Air Force veteran serving from 1958–1964. He worked as a drywaller for thirty-five years and owned several restaurants in the Springfield area. He was a stock car driver at Shaheen's & Macon.
Visitation: 11 a.m.–1 p.m., Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 1 p.m., Monday, February 10, 2014, at Staab Funeral Home with Pastor Greg Busboom officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family of Michel Nevill or St. Jude's Hospital for Children.
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