JAMES E. O’NEAL, SR.
December 11, 1934 – March 28, 2012
ZEBULON – James Ell O’Neal, Sr., 77, died Wednesday. A native of Johnston County he was son to the late Ell & Zola Mae Lynch O’Neal. He served during the Korean War in the 11th airborne. He was a paramedic and an accomplished musician. He was also preceded in death by a son, Jimmy O’Neal, Jr.
He is survived by his children, Patrick O’Neal (Jane) & Sandy Bays, both of Zebulon, siblings, Charles Patrick Bennett of Traveler’s Rest, SC, Linda Schneider of W. Palm Beach, FL, Pamela Leigh Plechette of Charleston, SC, 10 grandchildren, and 3 great grandchildren.
Funeral service, 3 pm, Sunday, Strickland Funeral Home Chapel, 211 W. Third St., Wendell. Visitation will be from 1:30 – 2:50 pm prior to the service. www.stricklandfuneralhomes.net