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Obituary of Orval E. Neff

Orval E. Neff

Orval E. Neff, 77, of Girard, passed away Saturday, April 18, 2009 at his residence.

He was born June 21, 1931 in Girard, Illinois, the Son of the late Charles Edward Neff and the late Opal Mae (Bristow) Neff. Mr. Neff graduated from Girard High School with the class of 1949. Orval served his country as a Sergeant in the Marines during the Korean Conflict, and was a Tank Commander. He married Marilyn M. Nichols at the Girard United Methodist Church on March 19, 1955.

He farmed west of Girard, retiring in the late 90's. He also was a Pioneer Seed dealer with his brother, Leonard Neff.

He was a member of Oak Leaf Country Club. Orval loved golfing and Girard sports.

Survivors: Wife, Marilyn M. Neff, Daughter, Debbie VanHuss of Girard, Son, Doug Neff (Mary) of Decatur, IL, Grandchildren:, Jamie Carter, Brett VanHuss,, Mindy, Allison, & Alex Neff. Brother, Glenn Neff (Norma) of Jacksonville, IL, Sister, Eileen Walk, Brother, Leonard Neff (Gerry), Sister, Dorothy Klaus (Wayne) all of Girard. Several Nieces and Nephews. Funeral Information

Visitation: Monday, April 20, 2009 from 4:00 - 8:00 P.M. at Davis-Anderson Funeral Home in Girard.

Services: 10:00 A.M., Tuesday, April 21, 2009 at Davis-Anderson Funeral Home.

Rev. Rich McElfresh will officiate.

Burial: Girard Cemetery. Donations Information

Memorials may be made to the Girard Fire & Rescue Squad.

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