Dennis Keith McNeill, 59, of Pittsboro passed away on Sunday, October 24, 2021, at UNC Hospitals, Chapel Hill.
Mr. McNeill was born May 28, 1962, in Fort Benning, GA, the son of Boyd E. and Rebecca Brown McNeill.
Dennis was a member of Moon's Chapel Baptist Church. He graduated from Jordan Matthews in 1980, afterwards attending Central Carolina Community College. Dennis spent his working years as a truck driver first for CE&W Trucking, then First Choice Disposal. He loved baseball and spent his time coaching and announcing for baseball games and playing softball for the church league. He was a member of the Chatham Central Athletic Booster Club. Dennis loved his grandchildren, and spending time outdoors hunting and fishing. He loved watching Nascar races, was an avid UNC Tarheel fan. You could always find him hanging out at the store, Dennis never met a stranger.
Dennis is survived by his wife of 5 ½ years, Christy Howard McNeill; parents, Boyd E. and Rebecca Brown McNeill; children, Taylor McNeill (Josh Clegg) of Pittsboro, Kameron McNeill of Siler City, Josey Moody (Ethan) of Bear Creek, Christian Sirls (Katye) of Sherills Ford; grandchildren, Bennett, Beau and Josie Clegg, Emaline and Elowyn Moody and Hadley Sirls; and brothers, Tony McNeill (Keira) of Knightdale and David McNeill (Michelle) of Zebulon; and several nieces.
Mr. McNeill will Lie in Repose on Thursday, October 28, 2021, from 1:00-5:00 PM at Smith & Buckner Funeral Home, 230 N. Second Ave, Siler City. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, October 29, 2021, at Moon's Chapel Baptist Church, 175 Moon's Chapel Road, Siler City, NC with Rev. Marc Sanders and Dr. Patrick Fuller officiating. The family will receive friends after the service in the Church Fellowship Hall. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Mitch and Micah Gurley MJG Scholarship Fund, 308 W. Dolphin Street, Siler City, NC 27344.
Smith & Buckner Funeral Home is assisting the McNeill family.
Online condolences may be made at www.pughfuneralhome.com