He was a member of the Legionarios del Trabajo in America.
After his retirement he enjoyed staying active in his garden.
Survivors include his wife, Erlinda Duque, of Niland; daughters and sons-in-law, Shella Duque-Daffern and Chet of Germany and Sammie and Rick Garcia of San Diego; grandchildren, Solomon Garcia of San Diego and David Daffern of Germany.
GLENN O. NEILL
Visitation will be from 6 to 9 tonight in Hems Bros. Mortuary Chapel in El Centro for Glenn O. Neill, 80, of El Centro, who died Thursday in Royal Convalescent Hospital in Brawley.
Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday in Evergreen Cemetery in El Centro with the Rev. Joseph Marr of Calipatria officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen.
Mr. Neill was born Sept. 17, 1921, in Grady, Okla. He attended schools in Oklahoma, graduating from high school there.
Mr. Neill had lived in the Imperial Valley since 1940. He served in the U.S. Army in World War II, earning the Bronze Star and Purple Heart.
He worked as a route salesman after the war for Brawley Steam Laundry and Valley Steam Laundry in El Centro, which later became Sparkle Cleaners & Laundry and is presently American Uniform and Laundry. He worked for a total of 23 years for those companies.
He was preceded in death by four sisters and two brothers.
Survivors include his very good friend, Carrie Hutcheson of El Centro; sister, Dorothy Paul of Brawley; nephews, John Paul of El Centro and David Boxell of Hilmar; and niece, Bobbie Lou Smith of Peru, Ind.