Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today, March 3, 2013, at Collins-Burke Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, March 4, 2013, at Collins-Burke Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Hermon Baptist Cemetery in Jasper. The Rev. Wayne Williams will officiate.
He was preceded in death by his father, Henry McNeal; mother, Julia Agnes Knight McNeal; sisters, Sarah Katherine Robinson (Carl) and Betty Joyce McNeal; and brothers, Grady McNeal and Lacy McNeal.
He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Judy Robison McNeal of Jasper; daughters, Elizabeth Jean Oglesby of Cantonement, Fla., Julie Kay Vest of Gulf Shores and Debra Ann Mcinnis (Mike) of St. John, Ind.; son, James Gene “Jim” McNeal of Birmingham; eight grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and pet dog, that was faithful Lexi.
Pallbearers will be Mike E. McInnis, Jeremy Beamon, Scott Beamon, Gene Eggart, Mike Mcinnis, Jeremiah Beamon and Dakota Vest.