Richard Franklin ‘Rich’ McNeil Jr.

Published 11:29 pm Monday, September 14, 2015

Mr. Richard “Rich” Franklin McNeil Jr., 53, of Advance died Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015 at his home.

He was born July 19, 1962 in Forsyth County to Richard Franklin and Betty McMichael McNeil. Mr. McNeil was employed with Taylor Brothers Tobacco Co.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Surviving: his wife, Terri Phillips McNeil of the home; 2 daughters, Hannah and Victoria; a son, Coleman; a sister, Beverly Abercrombie and husband Gray of Statesville; along with several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 19 at Hayworth-Miller Kinderton Chapel with Pastors Ryan Showalter and Derek Kilby officiating. Burial will follow at 3 p.m. in the New Hope Baptist Cemetery in Purlear.  The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.