Robert F. "Rock" Neal

Robert F. "Rock" Neal, 49, 411 18th Street., Bedford, died November 20, 1996 at Dunn Memorial Hospital, after a five-month illness.

Born in Bedford, he was the son of Frank and Violet (Jones) Neal. He married Vicky Hutton June 7, 1994 and she survives.

He was a pressman for the Times-Mail, and a member of Eagles Lodge No. 654 and Bedford Boat and Sportsman's Club. He attended the Free Methodist Church.

Surviving with the wife are two sons: Frank Neal of Monticello and R. Jay Neal of Lafayette; one daughter, Jeanne Neal of Buffalo; two stepdaughters: Lindsay McCleery and Abby Anderson, both at home; his mother, Violet Neal of Bedford; two sisters: Jackie Dalton of Washington and Avis Ramsay of Bedford; one brother, Mike Neal of Alabama, and one granddaughter, Emma Neal of Buffalo, Ind.

He was preceded in death by his father and two brothers; Bill and Ralph Neal.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Day & Carter Mortuary, Bedford, with the Rev. Ivan Hunter officiating. Burial will be in the Green Hill Cemetery.

Friends may call at the mortuary from 3-9 p.m. today and 9 a.m. until the service Friday.

Pallbearers are: Sam Scott, Tom Robinson, Louis Dalton, Bob Bourland, Paul Abel, Glen Young, Phil Kern and Jack Rainey.