Peter McNeil, age 84, passed away May 18, 2020 in Yulee, Florida. Peter was born on December 13, 1935 in Baxley. He graduated from Charlton County High School and worked a few years as a repairman for Western Auto in Folkston.
He was married to Shirley Yvonne on June 18, 1954. Peter proudly served in the United States Army and excelled at serving his country as a dual rated pilot and was a decorated veteran of the Vietnam War for two terms.
After military retirement, he continued to serve the armed forces as a HVAC technician at Kings Bay and Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Peter is survived by his loving and faithful wife, Shirley Yvonne; his daughter, Belinda (Larry) Hope; his brothers, Lemuel, Earl Dean, and Danny (Terry); sisters, Annette (Denny), and Martha (Luke); and many nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Ona Dean Lemuel and Doris; brother, Hunter; and sister, Ruby.
Funeral services will be held privately on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 for the family at Hardage-Giddens Riverside Memorial Park and Funeral Home. Burial will follow at the Jacksonville National Cemetery.