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THOMPSONVILLE — Roscoe Webb Neal, 97, went home to the Lord on Sunday, July 7, 2019, surrounded by his loving family.

He was born March 28, 1922, the youngest son of Aaron and Nobia Otterson Neal.

He is survived by wife, Marjorie Sullivan Neal; daughters, Karen (husband, Keith) Duckworth, Kathy Essary (fiancé, Jim Lambert), and Kendra (husband, David) Clark; and sister, Dorothy Biegler.

He also leaves behind seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; infant son, Russell; infant daughter, Janice; four brothers, Okley, Eual, Jim, Harvey; and one sister, Goldia Neal Braden.

He served in World War II, from 1942 to 1945, as Private 1st class in the 82nd fighter control squadron as a plotter/coder with the Army-Air Corps. He earned three overseas gold bars. He served in Versailles, France, Corsica and Italy.

Visitation will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 11, in Morton and Johnston Funeral Home in Benton. Services will be at noon Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Neal Cemetery in Logan.

For more information or to send online condolences, visit www.mortonjohnstonfuneralhome.com.

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