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Robert Arthur MacNeille, Jr., born January 11, 1937, died peacefully on April 12, 2018 in Geneva, Illinois. Beloved husband of 55 years to Diane Ellsworth MacNeille. Loving father to Richard (Karen) MacNeille, Roderick (Larissa) MacNeille, and Amy MacNeille and eight grandchildren. Devoted brother to Diane MacQueen, Jeanne Martin and Douglas MacNeille. Preceded in death by his parents, Robert Arthur MacNeille and Margaret Whitsett MacNeille and brother Clarence MacNeille. Graduate of Geneva (IL) High School (1955), Princeton University (BS Engineering,1959) and Northwestern University (MBA, 1961). Served as president of St. Charles Manufacturing Co from 1970 – 1986, then as owner and president of Charlestowne Kitchen & Bath from 1987-2008. Dedicated community volunteer, founder of TriCity (IL) Family Services, and recipient of St. Charles (IL) Charlemagne Award for Outstanding Service to Community. Memorial services May 19, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. at the First Congregational Church of Geneva, 321 Hamilton Street, Geneva, IL., with a reception immediately following. Donations may be made to TriCity Family Services of Geneva, IL in honor of Bob MacNeille.