Troy McNeilly
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
    c/o Sonie Burgin, PO Box 263
    Seymour, TN 37865

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“Marty, Thoughts and prayers are with you. May you find comfort and peace in all fond memories! Sincerely, Gail Griffith ”
1 of 26 | Posted by: Gail Griffith - TN

“Troy will be missed! I will be praying for your family during this sad time. May Gods hand help heal you and you find peace in knowing he is with the...Read More »
2 of 26 | Posted by: Traci Lunsford - knoxville, TN

“I was a friend of Matt & Troy's from John Sevier & Maryville Jr. High. Troy was a very kind & caring person. I had to wear glasses since 1st grade &...Read More »
3 of 26 | Posted by: Michelle Ward Swiney - Maryville, TN

“Leave a condolence or a memory. ”
4 of 26 | Posted by: Michelle Ward Swiney - Maryville, TN

“I knew Troy from Maryville Jr. High. I have plenty of memories of Troy. I said it like this on Facebook: 1982 World's Fair, Maryville Little League,...Read More »
5 of 26 | Posted by: Tom Hatley - Maryville, TN

“My heart was broken when I heard Troy had gone missing, and torn when I heard they had found him. I have known Troy since middle school days, and...Read More »
6 of 26 | Posted by: Heather (Button) Ashe - TN

“Troy was loved and cared about very much. His passing was way too soon but none of us know God's plan or how long we will be around. I can say in...Read More »
7 of 26 | Posted by: Glen Kirkorian - Knoxville , TN

“Marty: Losing a child is beyond my comprehension, so there are truly no comforting words that I have except that I love you as a friend and share...Read More »
8 of 26 | Posted by: Linda Hafley - Maryville, TN

“Marty, I am so sorry to hear about you loss. My thought and prayers are you and the whole family. May god will be with you during this time. ”
9 of 26 | Posted by: Dawn Freels - Wilmington, NC

“Sorry to hear about the loss of your son; my deepest sympathies. ”
10 of 26 | Posted by: Trish Reed - Knoxville, TN

“Marty and family. We are so sorry to hear of the passing of your son Troy. Please know that our hearts break for you and you will be in our thoughts...Read More »
11 of 26 | Posted by: Cheryl & Donald Parton - TN

“My condolence & prayers for Troy's family. We went to Heritage High School together. I remember that he was always nice. May he rest in peace. ”
12 of 26 | Posted by: Jama Smith - Maryville, TN

“We were childhood playmate, we grew up together and friends we were, but he was more like another brother (him and Matt). I do not remember a time...Read More »
13 of 26 | Posted by: Patty (cope) Austin - Haughton, LA

“I first me Troy when I desperately needed pictures developed for my husbands business. He is an arson investigator. The business that I regularly...Read More »
14 of 26 | Posted by: Connie Young - TN

“I'm praying for your family Marty. My heart aches for all of you! ”
15 of 26 | Posted by: Donna Reed - maryville, TN

“My heart aches with this news and has from the moment I heard he was missing. Troy was just a very special person. He will be greatly missed, but...Read More »
16 of 26 | Posted by: Michelle Gaddis

“I went to school with Troy at heritage many years ago. He was a great guy. I remember him as always having a smile on his face. I am so truly sorry...Read More »
17 of 26 | Posted by: Pam Lawson - Maryville, TN

“Troy was my little brother. I loved him and cared for him for over 28 yrs. May the angels have a new song today! ”
18 of 26 | Posted by: Mary Ruth Harrill "moo moo" - TN

“Please know your family is in my prayers. Troy had a positive impact on many people. ”
19 of 26 | Posted by: Jeff Weaver - Maryville, TN

“You brightened my life, even for such a short time...Godspeed, Troy...fly to the angels... ”
20 of 26 | Posted by: Colleen Thomas - Alcoa, TN

“McNeilly Family, My heart broke when I heard about Troy leaving this Earth so soon. He was always such a kind soul ready with a big hug and a...Read More »
21 of 26 | Posted by: Amy Roberson Taylor - Maryville

“To Troy: Rest in peace, sweet boy. To Marty and Family: We love you. ”
22 of 26 | Posted by: Don and Doris Carrigan - Walland, TN

“He was a very kind friend when we were in school. ”
23 of 26 | Posted by: Kristi Hill - Maryville, TN

“Troy, Matt, Patty, and I were childhood friends. I remember all of us with fond memories of climbing trees, riding bikes, and jumping those bike...Read More »
24 of 26 | Posted by: Kris Yates, Walker - Maryville , TN

“Marty and family, Richard and I are so sorry for your loss. You all have been in our thoughts and prayers for the past week. I remember what a sweet...Read More »
25 of 26 | Posted by: Beth Hitch Ryburn - Maryville, TN

“My thoughts and prayers are with Troy and his family. He will be greatly missed by many. ”
26 of 26 | Posted by: Karla Sexton - Maryville, TN


Troy McNeilly, age 44 will be sadly missed by family and many friends. Troy attended John Sevier Elementary and Heritage High School and graduated from Art Institute of Atlanta in photography. He will be remembered as a good friend, brother and son. He was a kind and caring person who would reach out to anyone needing a helping hand. He touched the hearts of everyone who knew him. He was preceded in death by: grandparents, Charles & Margaret McNeilly and Ruth Johnston. Survivors include: parents, Martha (Marty) McNeilly, William T. (Bill) and Claudia McNeilly; brother, Matt McNeilly; nephew, Brandon McNeilly; niece, Chelsea McNeilly; other relatives and cousins. A Celebration of Life will be at 5:00 PM, Saturday, February 9, 2013 at Life Event Center, 1404 Tuckaleechee Pike, Maryville, TN 37803. A time of sharing memories and storytelling with fellowship will follow the celebration of life. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the local chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), c/o Sonie Burgin, PO Box 263, Seymour, TN 37865 or to the national NAMI organization at NAMI.org. Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, Maryville, 865-983-1000, www.SmithMaryville.com.