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RICHARD BARR "DICK" NEAL

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NEAL, RICHARD BARR "DICK" Richard Barr Neal "Dick" passed away November 22, 2012, in San Diego, California. Dick was born September 5, 1917 to Dr. W. H. and Edna Hinton Neelley Neal in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee. He was preceded in death by his mother and father, two sisters, Mary Hinton Neal and Martha Marie Neal Moore, and one brother W. H. Neal, Jr. After graduating from Lawrence County High School, he was appointed to the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland, from which he graduated in 1939. After serving in the Navy he attended Stanford University at Stanford, California, where he received a PhD degree in physics. He was Associate Director of the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center until his retirement in 1985. Dick is survived by his wife Gail Nesbitt Neal and daughter Martha Gail Neal of Solana Beach, and son Richard F. Neal of Bonny Doon, California. Two nephews also survive, Bill Neal in Maryland and Wally Moore in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee. No services are planned. Arrangements handled by Humphrey Mortuary, Chula Vista.

Published in U-T San Diego on Dec. 2, 2012
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