Mr. and Mrs. William P. McNeil, Macon, are the parents of their first child, a son, Joshua William, born July 4 at Pershing Memorial Hospital, Brookfield. Mrs. McNeil is the former Elsie May Davolt of Bucklin. Maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Davolt, Bucklin. Paternal grandmother is Mrs. Margaret McNeil, Brookfield. Paternal great-grandmother is Ruthie Cooper, Chillicothe.