John Ronald Neal, 76, Taylorville, passed away October 11, 2011 at 2:50pm at Taylorville Memorial Hospital in Taylorville.  He was born August 22, 1935 in Clarksdale, Il., the son of John W. and Ruth (Curvey) Neal.  He worked for MCDonald Grain Elevator and Curtis Moving Co.  He was a member of Pentecostal Life Tabernacle Church in Taylorville.

He is survived by brothers, Glen (Janis) Neal of Taylorville, Larry (Crystal) Neal SR. of Pana; sister, Karen (Marvin) Brune of Taylorville; Aunt Lucy Lass of Taylorville, and several nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, William Neal.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 15, 2011 at 10:00am in Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville with Pastor Rodney Blomquist officiating.  Burial will be in Harvel Cemetery, Harvel, Il.  Visitation will be held Friday, October 14, 2011 from 6:00-8:00pm at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville. 

Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Homes, LTD, Taylorville.  Sign on-line guestbook at

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