Roy Jurdon O’Neal, age 78 of Nashville, died Monday, July 11, 2005 at Pike County Hospital. He was born February 3, 1927, to Roy H. and Myrtle (Hoover) O’Neal.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Jacqueline. He was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church in Nashville and a WWII Navy veteran. He loved to fish and hunt and enjoyed all outdoor sports.
He is survived by his wife of 28 years, Louise Davis O’Neal, and three daughters, Sandy Whittington of Bella Vista, AR. Susan Smith and husband Mark, of Nashville, AR. and Shelia Hardin and husband Joe, of Ashdown, AR. Two step-daughters, Mary Dee Sirmon and husband Gary of Dierks, AR. Leta Jane Martin and husband Gerry of Mt. Pleasant, TX. Five grandchildren, Todd McCullough and wife Jamie of Bella Vista, AR. Toni McCullough of Bella Vista, AR. Chastity Smith Thrash and husband Larry Wayne of Venus, TX. Matt Smith and wife Sarah of Nashville, AR. And Kim Hardin Moix and husband Jim of Little Rock, AR. Six great grandchildren, four step Grandchildren and six step great grandchildren.
He is also survived by his four brothers, Jerry O’Neal of Murfreesboro, AR. Billy Max O’Neal of Benton, AR. Sonny O’Neal of Wenatchee Washington and Perry O’Neal of Foreman, AR.
Graveside services will be held at 10:00am. Wednesday, July 13, 2005 at Restland Cemetery with Bro. Wayne Murphy officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Nashville Funeral Home.
Visitation will be Tuesday night from 6 to 8 pm at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Pike County hospital in Murfreesboro.