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Dr. Richard L. Neel

September 19, 1950 - March 24, 2018

MUNCIE- Dr. Richard L. Neel, 67, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, March 24, 2018 at I.U. Health Ball Memorial Hospital.

He was born on September 19, 1950 in Muncie, the son of the late Richard E. and Anna (Smith) Neel.

Richard graduated from Muncie Central High School. He received his Education Doctorate Deg…READ MORE

MUNCIE- Dr. Richard L. Neel, 67, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, March 24, 2018 at I.U. Health Ball Memorial Hospital.

He was born on September 19, 1950 in Muncie, the son of the late Richard E. and Anna (Smith) Neel.

Richard graduated from Muncie Central High School. He received his Education Doctorate Degree, EdD, from Ball State University. Richard taught in the Ball State University history department for thirty years and was voted faculty homecoming king three times. Richard also taught at the University of Indianapolis for twenty-five years and the University of Dayton for three and half years.

Along with his father, he operated Neel Tool and Die for fifty-three years and was currently owner of Nashville Supply and Manufacturing. He was formerly an avid bowler and loved fishing.

Survivors include his wife of thirty-nine years, Sharman Neel; daughter, LeAnn Romine (husband, Andrew) of Muncie; son, Bruce Neel (wife, Cindy) of Ostrander, OH; four year old grandson, Neel Marvin Romine; and beloved cats, Cooper and Dylan.

Family and friends may call from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 29, 2018 at The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Animal Rescue Fund-A.R.F, 1209 W Riggin Rd, Muncie, IN 47303 or the charity of the donor’s choice.

Online condolences may be directed to the family at www.meeksmortuary.com

 

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Date: Thursday, March 29, 2018

The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel

Address:

415 East Washington Street
Muncie, Indiana 47305


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