- June 1, 1933 - January 22, 2013
- Buchanan, Michigan
of Neal's Passing
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Tom, Carl and the entire family - I am deeply sorry about the passing of your dad and grandpa. The whole Vermeer family wishes you comfort at this time and also joy in remembering his life lived and the impact he had on the community.
Posted by: Tim Huizenga & Vermeer Midwest - Highland, IN Jan 28, 2013
Thanks for all you did for the people of Buchanan, Mi. You will be remembered.
Posted by: Jeff Griffin Jan 27, 2013
On my brothers passing I had so much sorrow. We spent much time together at the VFW home and in business. Our first business was a gas station in Kalamzoo in 1957. At the VFW Home, Neal was 9 and I was 6 - Neal was going to pin the poppy on the President (Rosevelt) Mike Vanloon gave him a haircut, shaved his head. Neal's cloths fit me so I took his place. When I caused so much trouble they
Posted by: Joe and Barb Witherow - Queen Creek, AZ - Brother Jan 27, 2013
Carol and children, This a hard time for all of you, my thoughts are with you. Lots of years and lots of memories. Love you Carol.
Posted by: Anna Isbell - Eatpn Rapids, MI - friend Jan 27, 2013
Tina and Jennifer our condolence for the loss of your father and grandfather. This special man in your lives will alway live within your hearts.
Posted by: Jack, Jr and Darlene Mure - Mishawaka, IN Jan 27, 2013
So sorry to hear of Neal passing away. Our deepest sympathy to the entire Witherow family at this difficult time. He, along with Carol, were true friends with my parents for over forty years. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all of you. The city of Buchanan will surely miss Neal Witherow.
Posted by: Dave & Rose Holloman - Suffolk, VA - Friend Jan 26, 2013
I knew Neal almost his entire business life & have always had the greatest respect for his no-nonsense approach to things & his soft & caring heart which he tried to hide with a brusk exterior.
Neal was a friend, customer & partner for a long time in a business in Arizona. I will miss you in all of those relationships.
Tom, you are the only child I knew well. May God's peace comfort you.
Neal, I will catch up with you in heaven.
Posted by: bruce cheadle - grand rapids, MI Jan 26, 2013
Timmy, Paula & Family -
Sending my deepest sympathy on the passing of your Dad. I knew he was a big part of your lives and he will be deeply missed.
Posted by: Sandra Lyons - Logansport, IN - friend of Timmy & Paula Witherow Jan 26, 2013
yep knew him all my life he was man that made people in come too him when they needed parts for there car he was cheap on price at times but we pay it i know everyone going miss this man he run buchanan he closees part store where we live at god bless his family we praying for the fa,mily
Posted by: neal; grimes - villa rica, GA - my part man when live there Jan 26, 2013
Over all the years all I remember is you working, working, and working even more and if you were not at the auto parts store you were still working, horses or something always going on; and always with that smile on your face.
Two years ago I told you to retire and enjoy your life, that you should should have retired ten, fifteen years ago. I know why you didn't, you loved to work and your work allowed you
Posted by: Don Peterman - Marquette, MI - Neal is my Uncle Jan 26, 2013