Junior Lee Neville, age 80 of Witt passed away on Feb. 8, 2022 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in O'Fallon.
He was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on December 2, 1941, the son of Walter and Alice Vincent Neville.
He was a UMWA coal miner and had worked at Coffeen Coal Mine until it closed and later as a Truck Driver. He loved spending time with his grandchildren, fishing, and tinkering with lawnmowers
He married Russella McCafferty in 1962 and she preceded him in death.
He is survived by his children, Brenda (Husband Jeromy)Neathery of Irving and one brother Michael (Wife Tess) Neville of Collinsville. also surving are 9 Grandchildren 12 Great grandchildren and 4 Great great Grandchildren.
Besides his parents and wife Russella, three daughters; Bonnie Pitts, Junetta Ledbetter and Crystal J. Turcol and six siblings; Jim Neville, Joe Neville, Kenny Neville, Donald Neville, Barb Durbin, and Dorothy Skiff all preceded him in death.
Memorials may be given to Shriners Hospital for Children
Burial will be in Witt Cemetery at a later date
The Family is being assisted by Hough and Sons Funeral home in Hillsboro
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