September 16, 1927 - July 14, 2017
Willie Lee O'Neal, Sr., 89, of Bristol, VA went home to be with his Heavenly Father on Friday, July 14, 2017 at his home. He was born in Bristol, TN on September 16, 1927, a son of the late Daniel and Eliza Rhymer O'Neal. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife of 69 years, Vernell O'Neal and eleven brothers and sisters. He retired from Abingdon Tile Company in 1990 and was a member of Grace Point Church of God. He was a past trustee and attended Sunday School without missing a Sunday for over 20 years. He was a Boy Scout leader and an avid yard seller. Willie is survived by his daughter, Brenda Bowery; son, Willie Lee O'Neal, Jr. and wife Jessica; three grandchildren, Keith Bowery and wife Cara, Zachary O'Neal, and Jonathan O'Neal; one great granddaughter, Madison Bowery; one sister-in-law, Ann O'Neal; and several nieces and nephews. The family would like to express a special thank you to the staff of Caris for all the love and care shown to Willie during his illness. The family will receive friends from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. on Monday, July 17, 2017 at Blevins Funeral & Cremation Services, 417 Lee St., Bristol, VA. The funeral service will follow at 7:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Reverend J.W. Norris, Pastor Richard Baker, and Pastor David Wilson officiating. The committal service and interment will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at Glenwood Cemetery, Bristol, TN. Pallbearers will be Keith Bowery, David Sharrett, David Worley, Gary Kestner, Ernie Fleenor, Fred Roberts, Bobby Enscore, and Paul Leonard.
Willie Lee O'Neal, Sr., 89, of Bristol, VA went home to be with his Heavenly Father on Friday, July 14, 2017 at his home. He was born in Bristol, TN on September 16, 1927, a son of the late Daniel and Eliza Rhymer O'Neal. In addition to his... View Obituary & Service Information
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