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 Carey James O'Neal

Carey James O'Neal

Birth
Watson, Livingston Parish, Louisiana, USA
Death 5 Mar 2010 (aged 62)
Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, USA
Burial Watson, Livingston Parish, Louisiana, USA
Memorial ID 49440369 · View Source
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"I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith." 2 Timothy 4:7.

A lifelong resident of Watson, he was called home Thursday, March 5, 2010. Carey James O'Neal was 62, born March 15, 1947. He was a member of Live Oak United Methodist Church, a 1965 graduate of Live Oak High School and a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of the Vietnam War. He was a devoted father and a constant source of strength and wisdom. Despite his limited physical abilities, he was an inspiration to all who knew him. His unwavering faith carried him through many difficult times.

He is survived by fiance, Mary Ann "May Newman; son, Wade O'Neal; daughters, Melody Hanchey and husband Jason, and Rene Fontenot and husband Keith; grandchildren, Hayden, Madison and Olivia O'Neal, Chelsea and Hillary Thibodeaux, Henry Hanchey, and Rileigh, Rachel and Fisher Fontenot; sisters, Fadra Telano, Flora "Pet" Fletcher, Janice Linder and husband Sonny, and Ann Glass; sister-in-law, Dola O'Neal; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Elvin H. and Jennie Graves O'Neal; sister, Lucy Allen; brothers, Lionel, Leon, Roland, Tommy, Walter and Lane O'Neal; half-brothers, Gilbert and Elvin O'Neal; half-sisters, Bertric Milton and Leola "Bea" Tice; and grandson, Sawyer Hanchey. Visitation at Seale Funeral Home, Denham Springs, on Sunday, March 7, from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Visiting resumes at Live Oak United Methodist Church, Watson, on Monday, March 8, from 8 a.m. until services at 10 a.m., conducted by the Rev. Mark Crosby and Brother Tommy Bergeron.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Paralyzed Veterans of America or Live Oak United Methodist Church.



Inscription

What lies behind him and what lies
before him are tiny matters compared to
what lies within him.
Daddy


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  • Created by: Judi Walker
  • Added: 8 Mar 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 49440369
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Carey James O'Neal (15 Mar 1947–5 Mar 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 49440369, citing Live Oak United Methodist Cemetery, Watson, Livingston Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Judi Walker (contributor 46521179) .