The Times West Virginian

February 26, 2014

Michael Neel

Times West Virginian

— Michael Keith Neel, 58, of Wooster, Ohio, and formerly of Fairmont, passed away Friday (Feb. 21, 2014) at Wooster Community Hospital.

He was born Dec. 29, 1955, in Fairmont, the son of Joseph Arnold and Mary Katherine Baker Neel.

He married Susan Bennett on April 15, 1977. She survives.

He had owned and operated a grocery store in Fairmont for nearly 30 years. He liked watching sports, especially football, going to flea markets and going to salvage stores in the Wayne County area.

Surviving in addition to his wife are sons, Richard K. and Keith A Neel, both of Wooster; a sister, Mary Alice Compton of Catawba; many nieces and nephews; and his many cats.

Michael was preceded in death by his parents and brothers Jimmy, Jerry, Steve, Eddie and Joey Neel.

There will be no calling hours or services.

McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster, is assisting the family. Online condolences may be left for the family at