Gregory M. "Greg" Neal
Gregory M. “Greg” Neal, 54, Mt. Pleasant, died Monday, Oct. 28, 2013, at Arbor Court.
A private family service will be held at the Olson-Powell Memorial Chapel. Burial will be at a later date. Memorials may be directed to the family. Online condolences may be directed to www.olsonpowell.com.
Born Feb. 15, 1959, in Meridian, Miss., he was the son of Margaret Ann Neal. He was a graduate from Northeast High School in Meridian, Miss. Upon graduation, he enlisted in the United States Army and was stationed in Hawaii. He was honorably discharged as a PFC after four years of service. On Oct. 18, 2013, he married Tennie “Lisa” McCoy.
He worked in heavy construction until his health failed. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. He loved to travel and enjoyed oldies music, especially blues and Motown.
He is survived by his wife; five sons, Marcus Neal and Gregory Neal, Jr., both of California, Obrieques Maxwell of Burlington, Ladricus Maxwell of Gladstone, Ill., and Dewayne Lenoir, Jr. of Burlington; two daughters, Latoya McCoy of Ft. Madison and Shakara McCoy of St. Louis, Mo.; and two brothers, Anthony (Dionna) Neal of California and Paul Reed of Chicago, Ill.
He was preceded in death by his parents.