James “Jim” Francis O’Neill, 60, of Naples, FL passed away on May 11, 2021 after a brief illness.
Jim was born in Youngstown, OH on July 3, 1960 to John “Jack” J O’Neill, Sr. and MaryAnn O’Neill. The
family relocated to Naples in 1970. He attended Lely High School and graduated from Naples High
School. He continued his studies at Florida State University, where he received a Bachelor’s degree in
Finance and was a four-year member of the World Renowned Marching Chiefs.
After college Jim returned to Naples and spent his career in private club accounting and finance.
Jim had a passion for sailing, music, FSU sports, animals, traveling and spending time with his family and
friends whom he loved dearly. He was the guy everyone wanted on their Trivia team! Jim was known to
those closest to him as “The Great One”.
Jim is survived by his mother, Mary Ann O’Neill, brother Jack O’Neill Jr and his wife Susan, sisters Mary
Beth O’Neill, Cara Buesking and Kelly Meadors Rogers, nieces Chelsea Wagner, Bri Wagner and Katie
Rogers and nephews Cameron O’Neill and Matthew Rogers. Jim will be greatly missed by all who knew
and loved him.
Jim is preceded in death by his father Jack O’Neill Sr.
A Funeral Mass for Jim will be held on Wednesday, May 19, 2021, at 10:00 at St. Peter the Apostle
Catholic Church, 5130 Rattlesnake Hammock Rd, Naples, FL 34113. Masks are required. For those who
are unable to attend in person a live stream will be available at https://youtu.be/R3Z8y3MR0JY
In lieu of flowers memorials in Jim’s name can be made to St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church (address
above) or AVOW Hospice, 1095 Whippoorwill Ln, Naples 34105.
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