Milton E. McNeil, lifelong resident of Gary, Indiana, born June 15, 1935 to the late Timothy & Inez McNeil. He was a graduate of Froebel High School Class of 1953, retired employee of U.S.X with forty years of service and member of Steelworkers Local Union 1040. A veteran of the U.S. A.F. with 25 years of service, receiving the rank of Master Sgt., life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), and Quartermaster at V.F.W. Post 2151 from 2003-2004. He departed this life February 22, 2017. He leaves to cherish his memories: 2 daughters Arnez (Daryl) McDonald of Chicago, IL and Carla (Karl) Young of North Carolina. 3 stepchildren Judy Thorpe of Indianapolis, IN, Larry Thorpe of Atlanta, GA and Michael Thorpe of Texas. 4 grandchildren. 1 brother Gilbert (Valerie) McNeil of Gary, IN. 3 cousins Birdie Casey of Newark, NJ, Mildred Yancy of Gary, IN and Joy Sanders of Olympia Fields, IL and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Memorial service Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 12 noon at the Zanzibar Lounge, 5639 W. 5th Ave., Gary, IN.
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Published in Post-Tribune on Feb. 26, 2017.