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Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Apr 4, 2018
Nashville attorney Warner McNeilly Jr. died on April 1 at 89. A native of the city and a graduate of Vanderbilt Law, he served in the U.S. Naval Reserves from 1953 through 1973, and was an active duty officer in the Office of the Judge Advocate General of the Navy. He served as Deputy Clerk and Master for Davidson County before entering private practice with Watkins and McNeilly in 1960, where he worked until his retirement in 2002. A memorial service will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 4815 Franklin Road, with visitation preceding beginning at 12:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church, Nashville Rescue Mission and Nashville Humane Association.