Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all McNeills in:
 • Owingsville Cemetery
 • Owingsville
 • Bath County
 • Kentucky
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sgt Phillip David McNeill
Birth: Apr. 30, 1984
Louisville
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Jan. 20, 2007
Anbar, Iraq

Sgt. Phillip D. McNeill of Sunrise, Fla. joined the military two years after graduating from J.P. Taravella High School in Coral Springs in 2002. He grew up in Lexington, Ky., and Cincinnati before moving to South Florida as a teenager and later lived in Louisville, Ky. He was a voracious reader who adored classics, such as Crime and Punishment, as much as children's books like the Harry Potter series. He taught himself to play the guitar, reveled in Metallica music, and helped raise money for Kids in Distress Inc. When he was a child, he regularly visited his grandmother in Owingsville, Ky. Always a lover of the outdoors, Phillip was fascinated by the rural setting, especially the large pine tree on the side of his grandmother's house. He loved climbing the tree and snacking on peanut butter sandwiches while sitting on its branches. He also loved wading through a nearby creek in search of snakes, wanting to be a herpetologist at one time because of his love for snakes. His older brother, Chris, served in the U.S. Marine Corps for five years and was deployed in Iraq and his grandfather, Jesse McNeill, was an Air Force colonel. Phillip was a medic, and had just been promoted to sergeant. He was 22.

Army
3rd Battalion
509th Infantry (Airborne)
4th Brigade Combat Team
25th Infantry Division
Fort Richardson, Alaska. 
 
Burial:
Owingsville Cemetery
Owingsville
Bath County
Kentucky, USA
 
Created by: Elizabeth Reed
Record added: Jan 22, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17640794
Sgt Phillip David McNeill
Added by: Richard Payne
 
Sgt Phillip David McNeill
Added by: Sue
 
Sgt Phillip David McNeill
Added by: Elizabeth Reed
 
 
There are 4 more photos not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

God bless you throughout the Summer, the season of life at its fullest. Rest in Peace.
- Richard S. Barzelogna
 Added: Jul. 8, 2014
God bless you on Independence Day (early), and thank you for your service. Rest in Peace.
- Richard S. Barzelogna
 Added: Jul. 2, 2014
God bless you on your Birthday (US Army's 239th Birthday, belated). Rest in Peace.
- Richard S. Barzelogna
 Added: Jun. 19, 2014
There are 149 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
 
This page is sponsored by: Richard Payne

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service