Neil E. McNeill
Neil E. McNeill, 83, of Overland Park, Kansas, passed away Wednesday, August 26, 2015. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Betty Weber McNeill; daughter, Jerri (Michael) Hale of Omaha, NE; daughter, Anna (Daniel) Callan of Lawrence, KS; and son Michael McNeill of Overland Park, KS; five grandchildren; Lee (Jennifer) and Thomas Hale of Omaha, NE; Sadie (Michael) Stanclift, Shawnee, KS; Matt and Sam Callan of Lawrence, KS and three great-grandchildren: Pearson and Callan Stanclift of Shawnee, KS; and Roslynn Hale of Omaha, NE.
Neil graduated from Topeka High School in 1949 and the University of Kansas in 1952 where he was a member of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity. He received a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Pittsburg and a Doctorate of Business Administration from Harvard University. He was also a Certified Management Accountant.
Neil served in the United States Navy Supply Corps from 1952 to 1974 and retired at the rank of Captain. He then went on to become a professor in the School of Business at Avila College and UMKC. Neil retired in 1992 to pursue his love of radio control airplanes. He was a member of local radio control clubs as well as a member of the American Modelers Association.
A private graveside internment service will be held in Lawrence, KS. The family requests no flowers.
Memorials can be sent to:
Shawnee Mission Radio Control Club, PO Box 9512, Shawnee Mission, KS 66201