William Hutton Neel, 85, died on May 5, 2013, in Coos Bay, Ore. He was a lifelong rancher and managed the Experimental Feedlot at UC Davis for more than 30 years. He retired from UCD in 1991, and in 1994 moved to a ranch near Eagle Point, Ore.
A visitation runs from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday, May 9, at Conger-Morris Central Point Chapel, 800 S. Front St. in Eagle Point. A graveside service with military honors begins at 10 a.m. Friday, May 10, at Eagle Point National Cemetery, 2763 Riley Road. A celebration of his life will follow at 11 a.m. at Twins Creeks in Central Point. Friends and family are encouraged to sign the online guest book at www.coosbayfh.com