Obituary: Percy "Doug" Neaveill, 73, of Roanoke

Staff Writer
Woodford Times

Roanoke - Percy "Doug" Neaveill, 73, of Roanoke, formerly of Eureka, died at 1:55 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011, at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

Born Sept. 21, 1937, in Panola, to Walter Percy and Mary Baker Neaveill, he married Donna Ulrich Nov. 23, 1958, in Eureka. She survives.

Also surviving are two daughters, Jean (Les) Seggerman of Roanoke; Jill Martino of Roanoke; one son, Ryan (Jessica) Neaveill of Champaign; two sisters, Carole and Clara Neaveill both of Eureka; seven grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Doug was employed for Caterpillar Inc. for 33 years before his retirement in1988.

He was a member of the Eureka United Methodist Church.

Private graveside services will be held. Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka is assisting the family with arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society or the Eureka United Methodist Church. Online condolences may be sent to the family at