Robert Allen McNeece II of Liberty, Missouri, passed away on Tuesday, November 7, 2017.
Rob was born in Fort Belvoir, Virginia April 29, 1970. He lived many places throughout his childhood including Hawaii, Georgia, Kansas and ultimately Virginia, where he graduated from Woodbridge Senior High School in 1988. Rob attended the University of Miami, and the bulk of his career was spent working as a consultant in Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), mainly in the healthcare industry. He traveled extensively in his work, making many friends along the way.
Rob was an incredibly smart guy who had a way of cutting through to the heart of things. When Rob became interested in something, he put his heart and soul into it. He was kind to everyone he met, and he had a great sense of humor, usually laying a one-liner down at the best possible moment. He cared deeply for and was troubled by the changes in our great nation and its anticipated direction in government overreach, political corruption and the slighting of his beloved Constitution.
Rob leaves behind a devastated wife of 12 years, Meri Jane Cates McNeece (“MJ”) who loved him beyond measure, and a stepson, Jesse James Cates, Brentwood, Missouri, who had the benefit of Rob’s love and guidance for many years, as well as his parents, LTC (Ret) Michael and Pamela McNeece of Jacksonville, Florida, and two uncles he thought the world of: Bill Solyan (Sandi) of Rancho Cucamonga, California, and Doug Solyan (Deb) of Richmond, Virginia. He also leaves behind many cousins and extended family, most of whom reside in Virginia and North Carolina. He will be loved and missed forever.