Harry Franklin O’Neal, Sr., 74, of 1519 Brumsey Drive, Elizabeth City, NC died Sunday, October 14, 2012 at his residence. A native of Ocracoke, NC, he was the son of the late Harry Walton O’Neal and Essie Mae Parsons O’Neal and the husband of Carol Ann Wentzell O’Neal of the residence. He was a retired Boatswains Mate from the U. S. Coast Guard.
Besides his wife he is survived by a daughter, Jeanette May O’Neal Willis and husband Paul of Williston, NC; a son, Harry Franklin O’Neal, Jr., and wife Patricia of Camden, NC; seven brothers, Carlton B. O’Neal and wife Bonnie of Elizabeth City, NC, George O’Neal and wife Cathy of Hoboken, NC, Richard Charles O’Neal and wife Ginger of Hertford, NC, Reginald O’Neal and wife Elva of Ocracoke, NC, Walton O’Neal and wife Sue of Ocracoke, NC, Rex O’Neal and wife Miggy of Ocracoke, NC, and Herbert O’Neal and wife Karen of Hoboken, NC; and five grandchildren.
Funeral services will be Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at Ocracoke United Methodist Church with the Rev. Laura Stern officiating. Burial will follow in the Community Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church from 12:00 noon to 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Ocracoke Fire Department. Twiford Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the O’Neal family. You may express condolences to the family by visiting www.twifordfh.com.Print Obituary & Condolences