Obituary of Robert Burke O'Neal
Mr. Robert Burke “Bobby” O’Neal, 85, passed away on Tuesday, December 18, 2018, at Shelby Nursing and Rehab in Shelby, MS. A Memorial Service and Visitation will be held at a later date.
Bobby was born on January 17, 1933, to James and Lucille O’Neal in Mississippi. He attended Pace Consolidated School and Cleveland High School. Bobby went on to further his education at Marion Institute and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree from Mississippi State University in 1955. On January 29, 1956, he married Virginia Turner in Cleveland, MS. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Air Force from 1955 to 1958. Bobby was a farmer in Pace, MS for 25 years until retirement. He loved hunting, fishing, and attending 1st Presbyterian Church where he was a member.
He is preceded in death by his parents, James Charles O’Neal, II and Lucille Burk O’Neal; sister, Pat O’Neal Redditt; brother, James Charles O’Neal, III; daughter, Mary Laurie O’Neal; and granddaughter, Turner Loraine Morrison.
Bobby is survived by his wife, Virginia Turner O’Neal of Cleveland; daughters, Dana O’Neal Spector (Alan) of Monroe, GA and Kim O’Neal Morrison of Cleveland; and granddaughter, Morgan Neill Morrison of Cleveland.
The family asks that memorials honoring the life of Mr. Robert Burke O’Neal be made to 1st Presbyterian Church in Cleveland, MS.