Milton Hoyet “Mickey” McNeill, 78, of Sanford died Friday, June 16, 2017, at Central Carolina Hospital in Sanford.
He was born in Harnett County, son of the late Gattis Loften McNeill and Eunice Patterson McNeill. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Marshall H. McNeill and Eugene Kelly McNeill; and sister, Janet Fraley. Mr. McNeill was retired from the U.S. Navy after 22 years, serving on submarines. He was also retired from Pentair and was a member of the Mount Pisgah Presbyterian Church.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. today at Mount Pisgah Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Doug Houston officiating. Burial, with military honors, will follow in Baptist Chapel Church Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Bobbie Dickens McNeill; son, Jeff Brafford and wife Beth of Sanford; sisters, Joyce Jones and husband Larry of Broadway, Phyllis Crystal and husband Jeff of Southern Pines, Agnes Cameron and husband Ronald of Broadway; and grandson, Will Brafford and fiancée Angela Byam.
The family will receive friends today from 1 to 2 p.m. at Mount Pisgah Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall, prior to the funeral service.
Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home of Broadway.