Mr. Kenneth Ray “Ken” Neill, II, age 55, of the Longview Community of Bedford County, went to be with Jesus on Sunday, March 6, 2022. Ken was born in Bedford County and was a former Emergency Medical Technician. He presently was employed with Franklin Stone of Franklin, TN as a driver.
Mr. Neill was a veteran of the United States Army and served his Country during Operation Desert Storm. He was a Civil War enthusiast and was a member of the Sons of Confederate Veterans. Ken was also a published writer of science fiction books. He was a supporter of Tennessee Right to Life.
Ken was a beloved son, brother and uncle and is survived by his parents, Kenneth and Joan Neill; sister, Melissa Broiles, brothers, Todd (Karen) Neill, Mark (Ashley) Neill; all of the Longview Comm.; nieces, Tori (Trey) Barnes, Grace Neill, Sara Brook Neill, Emma Neill; nephews, Tyler (Mercedes) Broiles, Cason Neill, Trace Broiles; great nieces, Holland Barnes and Ada Barnes.
Family members will receive friends on Saturday, March 12, 2022 from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. at Lawrence Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 13, 2022 from the chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home with Rev. Jonathan Osterhaus officiating. Burial, with military honors, will follow in Westbrooks Cemetery in Rutherford County.
Trey Barnes, Tyler Broiles, Cason Neill, Trace Broiles, Steve Mallard, Scott Cranford, Charlie Morgan and Wayne Butts will serve as pallbearers.
Memorial donations, in memory of Ken Neill, may be made to Tennessee Right to Life, 409 Welshwood Drive, Nashville, TN 37211 (www.tnrtl.org) or American Heart Association, 209 23rd Avenue North, Nashville, TN 37203.
Saturday, March 12, 2022
5:00 - 7:00pm (Central time)
Sunday, March 13, 2022
Starts at 2:00pm (Central time)