NEWPORT NEWS - Danny Richardson O'Neal, 65, went to be with the Lord on Monday, June 1, 2015. Danny was a lifelong Peninsula resident and a member of Temple Baptist Church, where he was an active deacon. He was a graduate of Newport News High School, Virginia Wesleyan College, and retired from Norfolk Naval Shipyard in 2012 after 30 years of service. Survivors include his wife Debra O'Neal of Newport News; two daughters, Heather Elliott and Amy Everman and her husband, John, all of Newport News; one sister Evelyn Dail of Ohio; one brother Robert O'Neal and his wife, Sharon, of Smithfield; and six grandchildren, Bill, Christian, Ella Grace, Preston, Jay and Grayson. A memorial service will be held at 4 PM Thursday, June 4, 2015 at Temple Baptist Church with Pastor Wes Taylor officiating. The family will receive friends after the service. Memorial donations may be made to Temple Baptist Church, 235 Harpersville Road, Newport News, VA 23601. Arrangements by W. J. Smith & Son Funeral Home.
Published in Daily Press on Jun. 2, 2015.