Robert "Neil" Tawney
04/01/1934 - 02/20/2020
Obituary for Robert "Neil" Tawney
Robert Neil Tawney, age 85, passed away at his home on Thursday, February 20, 2020. He was born in Sparta, Michigan to Robert and Thelma (Allison) Tawney. Neil proudly served his country in the US Army and then worked at Nelson's Metals as a die caster until his retirement. He had a love for sports, hunting, and bowling in his life. Neil is survived by his children, Robert (Kathy) Tawney, Cynthia Tawney and Gregg (Tami) Tawney; 10 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren; special friend, Sue Shafer; brothers, Vance and Roger and sister, Janice and Beverly; and many nieces and nephews. Neil was preceded in death by his parents, his daughter, Renee Kliebusch and son, Gary Tawney and his sister, Norma and brother, Lee.
Services for Neil will be held on Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 2:00 PM at Sparta United Methodist Church with Pastor Phil Friedrick officiating. Family will meet visitors for a time of sharing and a luncheon immediately following the service at the church.
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