John "Big John" Neal
May 9, 1952-
Dec. 20, 2012
Resident of San Jose
John passed away suddenly at home. Devoted son of the late John C. Neal and Mary E. Wickman; loving brother of Richard and Pat Neal, Nancy Bunnell, and Joanne Chappell; father to James Womack; uncle of Julie, Brenda, and Brooke. John was Santa to countless children over the past 40 years. He was active in the San Juan Service Club of San Juan Bautista, as well as a driver and official in the sport of destruction derby. John's passion for life and his sense of humor touched everyone he met. A Celebration of Life will be held Sunday, January 20, 2013, 2:00 p.m. at the San Juan VFW
Hall, 58 Monterey St., San Juan Bautista.