John Maxwell Neal, Jr. age 70, of Chadbourn passed on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at Columbus Regional Healthcare System in Whiteville.
A celebration of life service will be held on Saturday June 9, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. at the Worthington Funeral Home Chapel in Chadbourn.
He was the son of the late Nell Elizabeth Kilpatrick Neal and John Maxwell Neal, Sr. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Mike Neal.
John was a veteran of the US Army serving honorably in the Vietnam War.
He is survived by a sister, Linda Neal Prosser of Lake Wylie, SC and a brother, Thomas R. Neal of Raleigh; three nieces, Rebecca Roland, Jessica Prosser and Kelsey Neal; nephew, Ryan Neal; and his extended family, a special friend, Debra N. Connor of Chadbourn and her son, Jay of Charlotte, Sandra N. Nobles, Dianne N. Ward and her husband, Lee, Dr. R. Dawn Nobles and her husband, Allan Baldwin all of Chadbourn; and his devoted companion (pet), Louie.
For the past 16 years, John became a special part of our family in Chadbourn creating many memories during holidays, birthdays and especially during the Strawberry Festival.