Monday, November 7, 2016

Former Trustee John Neville Passes to Glory

Former Greenville Seminary Trustee John C. Neville, Jr. of Montreat, North Carolina was called to his eternal home in Heaven on Wednesday, October 5, 2016. He was 88 years old.

Rev. Neville was among the early organizers of the seminary and served on the Board of Trustees from 1986 to 2001.

He was born in Union, S.C. on May 14, 1928.

Rev. Neville was a much loved and greatly admired pastor serving faithfully over 60 years in the Presbyterian Church. He retired from Covenant Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Hendersonville, N.C.

Surviving him are his wife of 61 years, Martha Anne Blair Neville; daughter, Peggy Neville; son, John C. Neville, III (wife Linda, granddaughter Jenna, grandson Nathan); daughter, Cathy Humphrey (husband Rich, grandsons Ben and David); and daughter Martha L. Neville (godchildren Isaiah and Jada).

A memorial service was held on Oct. 22 at Covenant Presbyterian Church in Hendersonville.