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Sept. 13, 1957 – May 23, 2022

Funeral Service for James Rickey McNeil, 64, of Georgiana, was held at 12 p.m. on Friday, May 27, 2022 at Johnson Funeral Home with Bro. Stacey Gaston officiating. Burial followed at Mt. Pisgah Cemetery. The family received friends from 11-12 p.m. at the funeral home. Mr. McNeil passed away at his home on Monday.

Rickey is survived by his children, Christy Bennett (Chris), Jamie McNeil (Jennifer), Gregory Waites (Brandi), Andrew Waites (Ashley), and Grace McNeil; grandchildren, Alyssa and Kailyn Bennett, Kelsey and Lucas McNeil, Heather Waites, Nicholas Kelso, Shawn Thomas Kelso, Maggie Scruggs, Austin Waites, and Liam Waites, Olivia and Owen Waites; siblings Frankie Gaston (Larry), Gail Blackmon, Danny McNeil (Rena), Eddie McNeil (Roxanne), and Debbie Stewart; and several nieces, nephews, and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Leon and Lillie Bell McNeil; and his first wife, Barbara Ann McNeil.

Pallbearers were friends and family.

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