William “Buddy” O’Neal, 60, a resident of Lake City, Florida passed away February 28, 2013 at his home. Mr. O’Neal was a lifelong resident of Lake City, Florida and is the son of the late Richard Jackson O’Neal. He was of the Baptist Faith and was employed by Protection Services for the past thirty-five years as a sign screener. He was a graduate of Columbia High School Class of 1971 and is preceded in death by a brother Francis O’Neal. He also loved his Florida Gators.
Survivors include his loving wife of thirty-five years, Gail O’Neal, Lake City, Fl. His Mother, Doris O’Neal, Lake City, Fl. Two daughters: Angela (Steven Kidd) Norris, Lake City, Fl. and Rosalina O’Neal, Lake City, Fl. Three Sons: Anthony (Jamie) O’Neal, Grand Junction, CO., Andy (Tabitha) O’Neal, Lake City, Fl. and Walter (Hope) Norris, Lake City, Fl. Five Sisters: Barbara McDaniel, Jasper, Fl., Florence McDaniel, Valdosta, Ga., Sylvia Carter, Callahan, Fl., Nealy Balkcom, Lake City, Fl. and Sissy Love, Live Oak, Fl. One Brother: Richard O’Neal, Jr. Lake City, Fl. Eight grandchildren also survive.
Graveside funeral services for Mr. O’Neal will be conducted Monday March 4, 2013 at 2:00 P.M. at the Forest Lawn Cemetery with the Rev Joe Chesser, officiating.