American Patriotic 10



October 24, 1934 ~ June 29, 2018 (age 83)


Age 83, of New Carlisle, Ohio went home to be with our Lord after a courageous battle with cancer.  The middle son of Autie and Vada (Hensen) O'Neal.  Preceded in death by three sisters, Goldie, Marie & Patricia; four brothers, Ruley, William, Wayne & Gary; and a daughter, Cathy Jo Gheen.  Surviving his loving wife of 60 years, Ruth (Vetters) O'Neal; one son, Brian (Margie) O'Neal; one grandson, Daniel Gheen; four granddaughters, Heather (Jeremy) Leifheit, Sarah Gheen, Jonelle & Julia O'Neal; two great grandchildren, Grace & J.D. Leifheit; one brother, Jerry O'Neal; one sister-in-law, Bobby Sue Ratliff, son-in-law, David Gheen;  and many nieces and nephews.  He served his country in the National Guard and was Air Police in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict.  He was stationed in the United States, Guam, and North Africa.  Billy's life was full of his favorite things; his love of family, hunting and fishing, playing guitar, traveling, and serving the Lord, Jesus.  Visitation will be 11-1 PM Friday, July 6, 2018 at the TROSTEL, CHAPMAN, DUNBAR & FRALEY FUNERAL HOME, New Carlisle, Ohio with funeral services at 1 PM Friday in the funeral home.  Burial will be in New Carlisle Cemetery.  Expressions of sympathy may be sent to

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