Pope Royce McNeill, 71, of 218 Dark Water Lane, departed this life on Nov. 16, 2012, at Duke University Hospital.
The funeral will be 8 p.m. today at Prospect United Methodist Church, the Revs. Keith Long, Robert Mangum and Tray Harris officiating. Burial will follow in Burnt Swamp Baptist Church Cemetery.
McNeill was born on July 1, 1941, in Robeson County to the Pope McNeill and Dortha Chavis McNeill.
He leaves to cherish his memories two children, Sonya McNeill and Mickey McNeill, both of Pembroke; the mother of his children, Jolly T. McNeill of Pembroke; four sisters, Glenda Warren of Virginia, Sandra Long, June Smith and Myra Wagner, all of Lumberton; four brothers, Ronald McNeill of Raleigh, Terry A. McNeill of Lumberton, Linden McNeill and Larry McNeill, both of Lumberton; three grandchildren, Santana B. McNeill, Seavy Lacota Locklear and Master Zachary Chase McNeill; and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
The visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Prospect United Methodist Church.