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David McNeil

David McNeil
May 25, 1942 – Nov. 23, 2020
David McNeil, 78 of New Orleans, died Nov. 23, 2020, at his residence following a brief illness. McNeil was born May 25, 1942, in Meridian to the late T. B. MCNeil and Martha McNeil.
Visitation hours for McNeil will begin Tuesday morning, 9:00 am until 10:00 am at The Boyd Family Funeral Home, 5001 Chef Menteur Hwy, New Orleans, LA. Services were Dec. 1, 2020 in the Boyd Family Funeral Home chapel, interment in Mt. Moriah Church cemetery.
McNeil was a longtime resident of New Orleans and a retired Masonry/Bricklayer for over 50 years.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Bernice Ball-McNeil; two brothers, Elmo and Thomas McNeil; sister, Baby Jean McNeil.
Survivors are two sons: Chad McNeil and David Gaines of Slidell, LA; five grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; three brothers-in-law: Thad Ball (Emily), James Ball (Willie), Oliver Ball (Frankie); four sisters-in-law: Bobbie English, Elma Bingham, Edna Ball, Reba Ball; devoted cousins: Lavern Agnew, Walter Johnson, Gwendolyn McNeil, Gwendolyn Barthelemy, Leatrice McNeil, Patrice McNeil, Tricia McNeil and Howard McNeil.
Craft-Ginn Funeral Chapel was in charge of the arrangments. Share online condolences at

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