Ralph Dixon “Dickey” O’Neal
February 24, 1949 – August 7, 2018
WENDELL – Ralph Dixon “Dickey” O’Neal, was born in Johnston County to the late Elton & Rachel Boykin O’Neal. He worked at Gregory Poole in the Emergency Power Generator Rental Department for over 42 years. Dickey enjoyed car shows, antique tractor pulls, and working all the special events for Gregory Poole. He was a brilliant & simple man who will be fondly remembered by his family & friends.
Funeral service 2 pm, Friday, Baptist Tabernacle Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery.
He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Kathryn Alford O’Neal of the home, son, Kevin Dixon O’Neal and his wife Sheila Bunn O’Neal of Wendell, grandchildren, Andrew Dixon, Dylan Matthew, & Emily Rachel O’Neal, sister-in-law, Sherry Alford, uncle, Albert Boykin, & special friend, Gayle Stephenson.
Visitation 6-7:30 pm, Thursday, Strickland Funeral Home, 211 W. Third St. Wendell & other times at the home of his son, Kevin. www.stricklandfuneral.com