Mr. James McNeill Jr. 78, of Rowland passed away on Monday August 16, 2021 at UNC Health Southeastern in Lumberton, NC. "Stonnie" as he was known by friends and family was the son of both the late James McNeill Sr and Irene Butler McNeill. He was born and raised in Robeson County. Stonnie worked many jobs during his life and was a valued employee on them all. He worked as a mechanic at Rowland Tire under the supervision of Jr. Thompson. Most recent he was a truck driver at the tobacco market in Tennessee. He married the late Mrs. Mary K. McNeill who preceded him in death. James loved sports and as a young man played soft ball with that famous Cotton Valley Team. He was an excellent player.
James was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, one son Jerry James; two brothers George and Hiddleston McNeill.
Left with precious memories are his daughter Cynthia Oxendine Thompson (Arnell) of Rowland North Carolina,: one sister, Lurdine McArthur of Central Islip, New York. Two grandchildren, Anthony and Doriauna Owens, One Great-grand-daughter Dalaya Manning, and a host of nieces, nephews other relatives and friends plus some special friends; Members of the Highway Patrol Team, Junior Thompson, Willie Lee Jones, John Henry Graham, Halise Simmons and the list goes on.
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