Maurice "Garfield" L. Neville

February 21, 1939July 18, 2018

Maurice L. “Garfield” Neville, 79 of Greensburg, passed away on Wednesday, July 18, 2018. Maurice was born on February 21, 1939 at Camp Atterbury in Bartholomew County, the son of W. Frank and Myrle (Miller) Neville. He graduated from Clarksburg High School in 1958 and married Phyllis Kitchin on June 28 of the same year. Maurice began working at Cummins in 1962 and worked at various plants before retiring in 2002 after 40 years of service as an Engine Tester. After retirement he then worked at Walmart as a door greeter for 15 years. He was member of the First Christian Church, the Eagles Lodge, the Senior Center and a past president and member of the Lions Club. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed playing Euchre at the senior center. He is survived by his wife of 60 years Phyllis Neville; his four daughters – Cheryl (George) Harford, Cyndy Vanderbur, Gretchen (Steve) Kinker and Heidi (Mack) Garland all of Greensburg; his two sisters – Lois Wainscott and Marjorie Robbins; eight grandchildren – Benjamin Coy, Uriah Coy, Kaylynn Vanderbur-Comer, Scott Vanderbur, Owen Kinker, Kurt Jones, Jarrod Jones and Katie Jones; and 14 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; his six brothers – Dwight, Earl, Bernard, Bill, Russell and Donald Neville; and two grandchildren – Steven and Erin Kinker. Visitation for family and friends will be held on Sunday, July 22, 2018 from 1PM - 5PM at the Gilliland-Howe Funeral Home. Funeral Services will begin at 10:30AM on Monday, July 23, 2018 also at the funeral home with Rev. Jerran Jackson officiating. Burial will follow at the South Park Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Our Hospice of Decatur County. Online condolences may be made to the family at


  • W. Frank Neville, Father
  • Myrle A. Neville, Mother
  • Phyllis Neville, Wife
  • Cheryl (George) Harford, Daughter
  • Cyndy Vanderbur, Daughter
  • Gretchen (Steve) Kinker, Daughter
  • Heidi (Mack) Garland, Daughter
  • Benjamin Coy, Grandchild
  • Uriah Coy, Grandchild
  • Kaylynn Vanderbur-Comer, Grandchild
  • Scott Vanderbur, Grandchild
  • Owen Kinker, Grandchild
  • Kurt Jones, Grandchild
  • Jarrod Jones, Grandchild
  • Katie Jones, Grandchild
  • Steven Kinker, Grandchild
  • Erin Kinker, Grandchild
  • Lois Wainscott, Sister
  • Marjorie Robbins, Sister
  • Dwight Neville, Brother
  • Earl Neville, Brother
  • Bernard Neville, Brother
  • Bill Neville, Brother
  • Russell Neville, Brother
  • Donald Neville, Brother
  • Maurice is also survived by 14 great grandchildren.

  • Benjamin Coy
  • Uriah Coy
  • Scott Vanderbur
  • Owen Kinker
  • Kurt Jones
  • Jarrod Jones
  • Lance Coy

  • Our Hospice of Decatur County


  • Visitation Sunday, July 22, 2018
  • Funeral Service Monday, July 23, 2018

Maurice "Garfield" L. Neville

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Carol Blasdel

August 1, 2018

I am so sorry about your loss. Maurice was a great guy who I enjoyed talking to. You have my sympathy.

Carol Blasdel

Jean Oljace

July 20, 2018

To the family of Maurice. So sorry for your loss. I knew Maurice from the Adult Center. He was a wonderful gentleman. Also from Wamart.

Martha Muckerheide

July 20, 2018

Phyllis, please know that I am thinking of you and your entire family and offer my sincere sympathy at this time of your loss. My prayers are with all during this difficult time.

Marolynne Hammond

July 19, 2018

My heart felt prayers for his dear family. I remember him well as I too worked walmart for 15 1/2 years. He will be missed and not forgotten.

Paul & Carol Perkins

July 19, 2018

I have known Maurice since 7th grade. He was the student manager for the Clarksburg High School basketball team. We had some great times.

Dearest Phyllis, While no words of ours can ease your loss, we want you to know you are in our thoughts & prayers during this time of deepest sorrow. May God’s grace & peace be with you in the coming days.

With Deepest Sympathy,
Paul & Carol Perkins

Debbie Anderson-Caperoon

July 19, 2018

Prayers for all of you. Cyndy, may every memory give you peace and comfort as you learn to walk this life without your Daddy. ❤️

Mary Beth Hacker

July 19, 2018

I got to know Maurice better when we worked in the garden center together at Walmart...we shared lots of stories..knew him for years, but so much better after that... I am so sorry for your loss, will keep you all in my prayers..

Robert Middendorf

July 19, 2018

I can't thank Maurice enough for being such a good friend, putting up with my golfing skills, and our games of Euchre and Hearts at our various haunts. You shall be missed, my friend.