William B. Neal(1930 - 2013)

William B. Neal

Age 82, of Claymont, DE, passed away April 15, 2013.

Born on September 28, 1930, in Wilmington, DE, he was raised by his maternal grandparents. He was a 1948 graduate of Wilmington High School, a 1952 graduate of Grove City College, and later from Harvard University with history degrees in secondary education. He was a history teacher, first at P.S. DuPont High School, and later at Concord High School, retiring after 33 years of faithful State service in 1991.

He belonged to numerous historical organizations; his favorite being the DSSAR. He was a 32nd Degree Mason. He was an Air Force veteran of the Korean War and was a lifelong member of the American Legion. He loved the Phillies baseball team and the game of tennis.

He is survived by his brother, James W. Neal (Elizabeth) of Newark, DE; six nieces and their children, Theresa Quezada (Leslie), Susan Reed (James), Kelly DeBlois, Ashley Neal, Charlotte Hamilton, (Joseph), Tracey Paniagua.

Services will be private at Mr. W. B. Neal's request.

Mealey Funeral Homes



Funeral Home

Mealey Funeral Homes & Crematory
703 North Broom Street Wilmington, DE 19805
(302) 652-5913

Published in The News Journal from Apr. 21 to Apr. 22, 2013