Howard Roy O’Neal, 86, passed away December 4, 2012, at his home in Newton.
He was born April 17, 1926, the son of Frank and Genevera O’Neal in Pamona, Kansas. Howard served in the United States Army and after serving his country went on to receive his Master’s Degree in Education; he retired after 33 years as a school teacher in Peabody, Kansas.
He was married to Rita Clara Mengerhausen O’Neal, who preceded him in death.
He is survived by two sons, Randy and wife, Michelle O’Neal of Peabody, and Roger O’Neal of Newton; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
He also was preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation is scheduled Friday, December 7, 2012, from 3 to 9 p.m., with family present from 6 to 8 p.m. at Petersen Funeral Home Chapel. Private family services are scheduled at a later date.