Following a long struggle with cancer, Neil passed away peacefully at Groves Memorial Community Hospital, on June 5th 2008 in his 71st year. Neil was the loving husband to Rhonda (Allan) for 47 years and the devoted father to Ruth Delwo (Rod), Susan Linton (Doug), Peter (Laura) and father in law to Lori Hattle. Loved grandfather to Olivia Delwo, Kate and Charles Linton and Jena, Max, Brynn and Sasha Hattle. Survived by his brothers Gerald and Ian (Jean) and his sister Joyce Wilson (Bob) and his mother in law Irene Allan. Neil is predeceased by his son Robert Neil Hattle and grandson Jack. Friends will be received at the Graham A. Giddy Funeral Home & Chapel, 280 St. David St. South in Fergus, on Saturday, June 7th from 1:30 to 5:00pm. Memorial Service will be conducted at Speedside United Church, corner of Wellington County Road 22 and 29, on Sunday, June 8th at 2:00pm. Memorial donations can be directed to Speedside United Church or the Canadian Cancer Society, cards available at the Funeral Home (519) 843-3100. www.grahamgiddyfh.com.