Kent McNeill

After a seven year battle with cancer and its effects, Kent J. McNeill, 56, of College Station went to be with his lord and savior on Saturday, March 7. A graveside service is scheduled for April 4, 2015 in Albany, Texas. Kent will be laid to rest beside his brother Zane at the Johnson Cemetery at 2:00 p.m. His son-in-law John Kimbrough will officiate. Cremation services are in the care of Callaway-Jones Funeral Home and Crematory.

Kent was born in Winters, Texas, on December 20, 1958 to Jon and Lavoy King McNeill. Kent graduated from Winters High School in 1977 and attended Western Texas College in Snyder where he was a member of the college rodeo team. He worked across the state in the oil and gas industry. Kent loved being with his family. He was a diehard Texas Longhorn fan, enjoyed watching college and professional sports, and enjoyed antiquing.

He was a grandpa who lived his life for his grandchildren, Sutton Grenwelge, Jackson Pilosi, Jacob Pilosi, Gus Kimbrough, and Elaina Kimbrough whom he loved very much.Surviving Kent is his wife Cheryl Grenwelge, his son Shane McNeill, stepson Seth Grenwelge and wife Caroline; stepdaughter Erin Kimbrough and husband John; his twin brother Flent K. McNeill, his sisters Jill McClellan and husband Les, Jan Oden and husband Joe Dan; his grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Preceding him in death are his parents and his brothers Zane King McNeill and Dickie Jon McNeill.

In lieu of flowers/plants memorial donations can be given to:All donations to MD Anderson will go to the Children’s Cancer Center, MD Anderson Cancer Center, P.O. Box 4486, Houston, TX 77210-4486

Donations can be made on line for Hospice of Brazos Valley at or mailed to Hospice of Brazos Valley, Bryan Office, 502 W. 26th Street, Bryan, TX 77803.

Or to to St. Joseph’s Regional Cancer Center, 2215 E Villa Maria Rd, Ste 130, Bryan, TX. 77802.Please include Kent’s name as the person you wish to honor with your memorial gift.

For more information contact 

Callawy-Jones Funeral & Cremation Centers

3001 S College Avenue
Bryan, TX 77801
United States (US)
Phone: (979) 822-3717


  1. To the family of Kent McNeil, to Flint, Jill, Judy, Jan and the rent of the extended McNeil clan we would like to extend our sympathy. You’re in our thoughts and prayers. It’s easy to lose touch in the hectic world we live in……our memories of Kent are happy ones and will be cherished.
    Chris & Omega Gehrels

  2. Cheryl & family, you are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. May your special memories bring you peace as God wraps His loving arms around you.
    Connie Mac & Jean Gibbs, Winters, Tx.

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