Age 81 of Lansing passed away May 15, 2021 in Lansing. He was born December 21, 1939 in Lansing to the late Floyd and Julia (Kerr) Skiver.
Neal was a 1958 graduate of East Lansing High School, and later went on to graduate from MSU with a master’s degree in Industrial Arts. He spent his career as a teacher at the Grand Ledge High School where he taught Woodshop, Drafting and Geography, retiring after 32 years of service. In his free time Neal had a passion for model railroading, R.C. airplanes, and his 1953 Chris-Craft boat. Neal and his family enjoyed northern Michigan.
Surviving Neal are his wife of 56 years Janice; children; Dawn Miller and Catherine (Dennis) McMaster; grandchildren: Michael Skiver and Cecelia Curtis; and his sister Sandra Colburn.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother-in-law Richard.
There will be a funeral service held 1:00 p.m. Friday, May 21, 2021 at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel, with interment to follow in Evergreen Cemetery. Visitation will be 3:00-6:00 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.