Henry S. McNeill passed away on January 31, 2021 in Middleburg, FL. He was born on January 26, 1936 in Erwin, NC, to the late Herbert and Roeina McNeill.
Henry received his high school diploma and retired from the United States Navy as an Aviation Machinist Mate Chief (ADJC). He continued his government service, with more than 20 years as a federal employee.
Henry was a member of Hibernia Baptist Church and First Baptist Church of Jacksonville (1978-2020). He was a devoted deacon and usher, who loved visitations and fellowships. He enjoyed gardening, yardwork and spending time with his family. Some of his favorite times were with Martha, his wife of almost 49 years, creating something new out of something old as they worked together in her upholstery business.
He was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Louise Swann, and brothers, Herbert McNeill and Dennis McNeill.
Henry is survived by his devoted wife, Martha McNeill; children, Marvin McNeill (Lora J.), Victor McNeill, Gary Huguley, Regina Strashny (Igor) and Kevin Huguley; grandchildren, Marvin McNeill, II, Adrian McNeill, Sam Strashny, Jimmy White, Blake White and Tamera McKoy; great-grandchildren, Marley Wilcox-McNeill, Alana Lewis and Mayah McNeill; brother, John McNeill; sisters, Hattie Smith, Alberta Monroe-McKoy and Trevenel Brown; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.
.A visitation will be held Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. followed by the funeral service at 11:00 a.m., both at Aaron and Burney Bivens Funeral Home, 529 Kingsley Avenue, Orange Park, Florida 32073.
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