Michel “Mike” J. Nevill, Sr., 73, of Dawson, Died at 2:05 pm, Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at his home. He was born May 12, 1940 in DuQuion, IL, to Robert R. and Louise Foley Nevill. He married Judith C. Horrighs on September 25, 1960, and she survives.
Also surviving are one daughter, Deborah (Michael) Warren of Springfield; one son, Douglas S. (Becky) Nevill of Springfield; three grandchildren, Shelbie, Jordin and Mathew; two great grandchildren; two sisters, Barbara (Donald) Sexton of Sarasota, FL and Beverly Strickland of Buffalo and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one son Mick.
Michel was a US Air Force veteran serving from 1958 – 1964. He worked as a drywaller for thirty-five years and owned several restaurants in the Springfield area. He was a stock car driver at Shaheen’s & Macon.
Visitation: 11 am – 1 pm, Monday, February 10, 2014 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 1 pm, Monday, February 10, 2014 at Staab Funeral Home with Pastor Greg Busboom officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family of Michel Nevill or St. Jude’s Hospital for Children.