T.J. Neal, Sr.

Obituary of T.J. Neal, Sr.

T.J. Neal, Sr., age 89, Las Vegas died Monday, August 17, 2009. Mr. Neal, Sr. was born March 24, 1920 in Magnolia, AK to the late Charlie and the late Lula Neal.

He retired in 1965 after 20 years as a Railroad Worker, mostly in Washington, DC. TJ was a 33rd Degree Mason.

TJ led a wonderful and fulfilled life without drinking, swearing, or smoking. He loved to take long morning walks, to be captured in photographs and was an avid "Big Time Wrestling" fan. TJ also loved to dance. But mostly he loved to spoil his wife, children and grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Pearlee (Williams) Neal; three daughters: Carolyn (Frank) Jones of North Las Vegas, NV, Ida (Tim) Miles of Dallas, TX, Mildred Jean Smith of Las Vegas, NV; two sons: Bobby Earl Neal of Dallas, TX, Jimmy Dean Neal of Vallejo, CA; and many grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his son Charles Earl Neal Jr, who passed away earlier this year.

A funeral service will be held at Kraft-Sussman Funeral Services, 3975 S. Durango Drive, #104, Las Vegas, NV 89147 on Saturday, August 29, 2009 at 1:00 PM.

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