Frank R. McNeil, Sr.

June 16, 1939 - September 5, 2015

06/16/1939 - 09/05/2015

Past Services

Visitation
Tuesday September 08, 2015
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Elm Grove Chapel
154 Kruger Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-242-0330 | Directions
Service
Wednesday September 09, 2015
11:00 am
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Elm Grove Chapel
154 Kruger Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-242-0330 | Directions
Visitation
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Elm Grove Chapel
154 Kruger Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-242-0330 | Directions

McNEIL, Frank R. Sr., 76, of Wheeling, W.Va., died Saturday, September 5, 2015 at Wheeling Hospital.
He was born June 16, 1939, in Wheeling, a son of the late Thomas A. McNeil and Alice Mae (Dugan) McNeil- Forrester. He was Methodist by Faith and was a retired machine specialist for Wheeling- Pittsburgh Steel. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corp and served as a sergeant and medic in the U.S. Army Reserve. He was a past Monarch at the El Tor Grotto in Wheeling and a 32nd Degree KCCH past Major of the Scottish Rite. He was a Master Mason of the Bates 33 Lodge – Wheeling Lodge 5. He was a member of AARP, SOAR, the Cave Club, the Wheeling Island Community Association, the York Rite Commandry, the Osiris Shrine, the Legion of Honor, and the Master Gardeners Club. He coached wrestling at the YMCA and the Wheeling Island Small Fry League.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Thomas McNeil, one sister, Patricia Jacovetty, and two brothers-in-law, William Rine and Charles (Buddy) Jacovetty.
He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Rosalie M. (Baker) McNeil; one daughter, Kathleen McNeil (Brian Scott) of Wheeling; three sons, Frank R. (Connie) McNeil Jr. of Tiltonsville, Ohio; Michael P. (Lisa) McNeil of Wheeling; Bruce A. (Pam) McNeil of Bethlehem; one sister, Mary Lou Rine of Wheeling; three brothers, Malcom (Andrea) McNeil of Blaine, Ohio, James E. (Sue) McNeil of Md., and Joe (Sue) Forrester of Wheeling; seven grandchildren, R.J. Myers, Alana Myers, Lacy (Chris) Boughan, Franki Lynn McNeil, Liam McNeil, Haley McNeil, and Brennan McNeil; seven great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received on Tuesday, September 8, 2015 from 2-4 & 6-8 pm and on Wednesday, September 9, 2015 from 10 am until time of funeral service at 11 am at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Elm Grove Chapel, 154 Kruger Street, Wheeling with Rev. Glen Baker Jr. officiating.
Frank was a hero to his family and a friend to everyone he met.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Shriners Hospital for Children, 1645 West 8th St, Erie, Pa. 16505 <http://www.bing.com/maps/default.aspx?cp=42.1143~-80.11981&where1=Shriners%20Hospital%20For%20Children&ss=ypid.YN744x143207711&FORM=SNAPST>
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.altmeyer.com <http://www.altmeyer.com>

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Jason Watson
6 years ago

Frank, so sorry to hear about your father . Your in our prayers. Jason Watson

6 years ago

Tom and Marlene wish to send our Sympathy to Rosalie and her family. We are so so sorry for your loss. Frank was a very good man and friend to many. To us,he will always be our best friend forever.RIP Frank!

Sandy & Norm Greenwood
6 years ago

Frankie and Connie
We are so sorry for your loss. May God give you the peace and strength to continue your lives. We know the pain of losing a father and our thoughts are with you
Your friends
Sandy and Norm Greenwood

Cheryl J Skinner, Patriot Guard
6 years ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time

May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Frank R. McNeil, Sr., give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your work on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.

My thoughts and prayers are with the family of…..

US Marine/ Army Reserve Veteran, Frank R. McNeil, Sr., “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

Moraig Yates
6 years ago

So sorry to hear about Frank’s death. My love and sympathy to all the family.

Gary and Teresa Church
6 years ago

Bruce, Pam, and Family,
We are so sorry to hear of the lose of your father. We are sending prayers and condolences at this time to help comfort your family. May he RIP…

Gary and Teresa Church
6 years ago

Bruce, Pam, and Family,
We are so sorry to hear of the lose of your father. We are sending prayers and condolences at this time to help comfort your family. May he RIP…

Gary and Teresa Church
6 years ago

Bruce, Pam, and Family,
So sorry to learn that your father has passed away. In this time of need we are sending prayers and condolences to help comfort the family.

Lynn & Jim Abraham
6 years ago

we are so very sorry for your loss. Frank will always be remembered as a great man.

Lynn & Jim Abraham
6 years ago

we are so very sorry for your loss. Frank will always be remembered as a great man.