Richard L. MacNeil, BARNSTEAD
BARNSTEAD - Richard L. "Mac" MacNeil, 73, died yesterday at the Hospice House in Concord.He
was born in Winchester, Mass., the son of A. Leonard and Margaret (Twohig) MacNeil
.He was a graduate of Winchester High School and the University of Massachusetts, where he earned a bachelor's degree in forest management.He
served in the Marine Corps for more than four years.He worked as a forester for the United States Department of Agriculture for more than 31 years.
During that period, he
served on National Forests in Virginia, West Virginia, New Hampshire and Wisconsin.After retiring in 1986, he
wife moved back to New Hampshire and settled in Barnstead.He was active in the Locke Lake Colony Association and served on the board of directors from 1989 until his death.
Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Joanne G. MacNeil of Barnstead; a son, Richard MacNeil
of Concord; a daughter, Leslie Graupmann of Woodbury, Minn.; a brother, Gerald MacNeil of Bristol, R.I.; four grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.