Aubrey Gordon O’Neal, 83, of Beaumont, passed away Feb. 27, at Jefferson Nursing and Rehabilitation in Beaumont.
Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, March 1, at Claybar Funeral Home Chapel in Orange. Officiating will be the Rev. Lynn Ashcraft of Orange, and Dr. Raymond McHenry of Beaumont. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Orange.
Visitation will begin one hour prior to the beginning of the service.
Born in Pine Prairie, La., Dec. 12, 1931, he was the son of Willis Shirley O’Neal and Evie Caroline O’Neal. Aubrey was a Korean War veteran who served in the U. S. Army. He retired from DuPont in Beaumont, and was a member of Westgate Baptist Church in Beaumont.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Willis and Evie O’Neal and his son, Michael David O’Neal.
He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Iris Maxine O’Neal; daughters, Betty Holland and husband, Pete of Humble, and Linda Ballenger and husband, Thomas of Beaumont; granddaughters, Melissa Hamm and husband, Charles, Melanie Brazzell and husband, Mike and Jennifer DeRouen and husband, Bryan; grandson, Thomas Ballenger III. and 11 great-grandchildren.
Serving as pallbearers will be Charles Hamm, Mike Brazzell, Bryan DeRouen, Thomas Ballenger III, David Guidry, and Stephen Noffsinger.