Mr. Neal was born in Moore County, Tennessee to the late Willie Bassil and Gracie McKenzie Neal.
Mr. Neal worked for Wilson Sporting Goods as a club maker for 42 years and seven months and also as an auctioneer for Clay Tucker and Reagor Logan and was a member of Chestnut Ridge Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by two sisters, Corine Tankersley and Jewel Petty.
Mr. Neal is survived by his wife, Joyce Neal of Moore County; one son, Mark Neal and his wife Felicia of Moore County; two brothers, John Neal and his wife Maxine and Larry Neal, all of Moore County; one sister, Betty Smith of Moore County; two grandchildren, Kari Bell and her husband Trey and Devin Neal; one great-grandson, Gavin Donegan; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation for Mr. Neal will be held on Monday, December 2nd, 2013 at Kilgore Funeral Home from 4:00-8:00pm.
Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013 at 2:00pm in the Kilgore Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Cameron Ray and Bro. Jack Hice officiating.
Burial will follow at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Moore County.
For those who wish, donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association at P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312 or Santa’s Stocking Stuffers of Moore County P.O. Box 602 Lynchburg, TN 37352.
Kilgore Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.