Neill, Delbert

Posted in Obituaries

Delbert Wilson Neill, 75, of Lyons, Ohio, died March 12, 2014, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg, Ohio.

He was born Oct. 13, 1938, in Fulton County, Ohio, the son of Herman and Eileen (Burkholder) Neill.  On Dec. 20, 1957, in Lyons, he married Mary Alice O'Brien and she preceded him in death Aug. 18, 2013.

Delbert graduated from Lyons High School in 1956 and retired from Owens Corning in Toledo in 1996. He was a member of the Lyons Christian Church, Lions Club and the Friendship Singers.  Delbert  enjoyed collecting antique keys and locks.

He is survived by two daughters, Denise (and Doug) Witty of Wauseon, Ohio, and Melissa (and Jeremy) Keene of Morenci, Mich.; two sons, Michael (and Audrey) Neill of Luckey, Ohio, and David (and Connie) Neill of Athens, Mich.; his mother, Eileen Neill of Lyons, Ohio; a brother, Gerald (and Karen) Neill of Swanton, Ohio; 15 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. 

He was preceded in death by his father, wife and two sisters in infancy.

Funeral services are planned at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 15, at Eagle Funeral Home-Charles Fink Chapel in Morenci, with Pastor Paul Bomeli officiating. Interment will take place in Lyons Cemetery at a later date.  Visitation is scheduled Friday from 6 to 8 p.m.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Lyons Christian Church.

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