George Edward McNeill, Jr., 54 passed away Dec 12, 201.2 at his home. A native of Philadelphia, PA he moved to Gainesville, from Callahan, FL. He was a graduate of West Nassau High School. George served in U.S. Army, and was a member of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church in Callahan, FL.

He was preceded in death by his father George E. McNeill, Sr. and two sisters Adell Bennett, and Joy Bibbs.

His memory will live on in the hearts of wife Jessie McNeill, Gainesville, FL.; two sons Jonathan McNeill, Gainesville, FL, Jermaine McNeill, Miami, FL., mother Anna Edwards, Callahan, FL., sister Beatrice Mitchell, Callahan, FL.

A Celebration of his life will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday at Chestnut Memorial Chapel with Evangelist Beatrice Sheppard officiating. Arrangements are under the care of Chestnut Funeral Home 18 N.W. 8th Ave Gainesville, FL. Family members are asked to meet at the funeral home at 10:30 AM.

"A Chestnut Service"

Published in Gainesville Sun from Dec. 20 to Dec. 21, 2012