|Birth: ||Mar. 21, 1929|
|Death: ||Sep. 10, 1983|
Brinton Jr. (called 'Red', and at times 'Bob') was the son and the eldest child born to Brinton Wallace McNeil and Florence Irene Smith. He is remembered as full of life with a jovial nature. He grew up in the Eugene area, later relocating to Portland, and St. Helens, Oregon.
In 1946, he enlisted in the Army, and by the 1950's, he was traveling to the orient as a Merchant Marine. One trip recorded was between Seattle and Singapore China (1952).
Red McNeil married Josephine Wooden at St Helens on May 19, 1951. They had the following children:
Karen McNeil Martin
Kathy McNeil Vigil
Kenneth Lowell McNeil (deceased)
Keith Lee McNeil
Brinton Wallace McNeil passed away in 1983, after an unexpected illness.
Brinton was preceded in death by the following brothers and sisters:
Betty Jane McNeil (born 1931)
Janet Ann McNeil Blackman Reynolds
Janice Nan McNeil Blackman Yeoman
Betty Doreen McNeil Oakland Rhodes
Brinton is beloved in memory and missed by his family and friends, he will never be forgotten by those who love him.
Brinton Wallace McNeil (1903 - 1948)
Florence Irene Smith Chetwood (1905 - 1996)
Josephine Louise Wooden McNeil (1931 - 1995)*
Kenneth Lowell McNeil (1961 - 2005)*
Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea.
Specifically: Bob's ashes were scattered on the Oregon Coast as was his wish and a McNeil family tradition.
Created by: Randall Reynolds
Record added: Sep 19, 2012
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Blessings for happiness and God's light from now through eternity, your nephew Randy|
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