NEIL, JACK - age 83, of Knoxville, TN, went home to be with our Lord on August 30, 2014. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He was preceded in death by his parents, Stella Johnson and William Lee Neil; first wife Dorothy Householder Neil; and son Jack Douglas Neil. He is survived by his wife, Martha Newman Neil; his children, Allen Lee Neil (Marcia), William Rodney Neil (Carolyn), Claudia Lynn Wilson (Dan), and Alice Sorrell (Charlie); his 9 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; siblings, Dorothy Moore, and Jimmy Neil. In a construction based career, he worked for Leroy Cobble and Morgan Schubert and retired from the Department of Housing and Urban Development. He and his wife attended Smithwood Baptist Church. Visitation will be at Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Avenue at North Broadway on Saturday, September 6th at 6:00 p.m. with a memorial service following at 7:00 p.m., Reverend Rick Passmore officiating. Mr. Neil's guest book is available at www.stevensmortuaryinc.com.
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1304 Oglewood Avenue Knoxville, TN 37917
Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Sept. 1 to Sept. 5, 2014