Derick Allan McNeil, 19, of McAlester, died Tuesday, June 3, 2014, in
Wake services will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Chaney-Harkins
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at East Star Baptist
Church. Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery in McAlester. Funeral
arrangements are under the direction of Chaney-Harkins Funeral Home of
Born May 3, 1995, in McAlester, he was the son of Andrew McNeil and
Sondra (Beck) McNeil Johnson. He graduated from McAlester High School
with the Class of 2014 on May 23rd. He was a member of the Color and
He enjoyed cooking, singing and dancing. He hoped to be a chef.
Survivors include his mother, Sondra Johnson and husband, Steve, of
Hartshorne; brothers and sisters, Shena Harrison, Tina Harrison, Tony
McNeil, Antwan Harrison, Andrew Harrison, Christina Finamore, and
Kevin Meeks, all of McAlester, and Tanner Beck, of Ada; maternal
grandfather, Joe Beck and wife, Linda, of Dow; aunts and uncles, James
McNeil, of McAlester, Alice Cross, of McAlester, Marcella McNeil,
Omaha, Neb., Amanda Few, of McAlester, Melissa Brooks and husband,
Gary, of McAlester, Ricky Beck and wife, Terry, of Savanna, and
Shannon Nichols and husband, Johnny, of McAlester, and best friends,
Daryan Gragg and Levi Gilmore, both of McAlester.
He was preceded in death by his father, Andrew McNeil; paternal
grandparents, Thomas McIntosh and Cledith McNeil; maternal
grandmother, Patricia Beck; aunts, Belinda McNeil and Norma Stevens,
and, uncle, Thomas McIntosh Jr.
Memorials may be made to Derick McNeil Memorial Fund at BancFirst,
McAlester, OK, 74501.
Pallbearers will be Kevin Meeks, Matt Meeks, Matt McNeil, Devyn
McPhaull, Jordan White, David Martin and Michael McBride.