HIGH SHOALS - Johnny Adam Neal, 72, went to be with the Lord on Jan. 23, 2013, at his home.
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He was a native of Lincoln County, born June 18, 1940, to the late Daniel Ervin and Ruth Hayes Neal.
He was a member of Salem Baptist Church Lincolnton. He was employed for 30 years at Carolina Mills.
Johnny was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and a friend to anyone he met.
Survivors include his wife of 52 years Florence Trammell Neal, son Alvin Neal and wife Kathy of Dallas, sister Betty Neal Burgin of Belivia, NC, brother Charles Franklin Neal of Stanley, granddaughter Britany Lockridge and grandson Matthew Lockridge.
Visitation will be 3 to 5 p.m. Friday at Salem Baptist Church, Lincolnton.
Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at the church with Dr. Andy Royals officiating.
Interment will be at Salem Baptist Church Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Frank Neal, Tony Neal, Terry Neal, Rusty Welch, Chris Stamey and Travis Davis.
Memorials may be made to Salem Baptist Church,1982 Salem Church Road Lincolnton, NC 28092.
Condolences may be made to the family at www.withersandwhisenantfuneral.com.
The family is being cared for by Withers and Whisenant Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 2916 Union Rd Gastonia, 704-864-5144.
Published in Gaston Gazette on Jan. 25, 2013