John McNeill(1931 - 2014)

McNeill, John born 1 January 1931, died 24 June 2014. Born to Campbell White McNeill and Ruth Slattery McNeill. Attended Rift Valley Academy, Kijabt Kenya East Africa. Graduated Lynbrook H.S. Lynbrook,N.Y. 1949 and Wesleyan University Middletown, Conn. with honors in 1953. Joined the US Air Force and attained the rank of Captain and retired from the Department of Transportation in 1985. Moved from Falls Church, VA. to Winter Park, FL. in 1991. He is survived by his brother, Thomas and wife Suzanne; son, Ian; daughter, Bonnie and Kelley; nephews, Thomas Jr. and Stephen; grandchildren, Alexandria, Danielle, Nicholas, Vincent, LoPrinzi, Juliette, Angelena, Johnathan, and Rachelle Ferrera; Significant other, Rita Gaboury. He enjoyed tennis, socializing with family and friends and a good restaurant meal. There will be a private celebration of his life at later date. Donations in his name can be made to Hospice of the Comforter.

Published in the Orlando Sentinel from June 27 to June 29, 2014