Dr. Charles “Chuck” O’Neal, 87, of Owensboro, Kentucky died December 11, 2016 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital.
He was born July 22, 1929 in Ozark, Illinois to the late Charles Paul and Mary O’Neal.
He was employed by General Electric for 15 years as Marketing Manager in Owensboro. In 1971, he received his doctorate degree in business from Indiana University and began his academic career. He was chairman of the Business Department for Belmont University and Oklahoma Baptist University and a professor at the University of Evansville.
He was a member of Third Baptist Church and a former member and past president of Kiwanis.
He was preceded in death by a brother, James E. O’Neal and a son-in-law, Bill Stancl.
Survivors include his wife of 65 years, Anette O’Neal; his son and daughter-in-law, Stephen and Jean O’Neal of Owensboro; his daughter, Nancy Stancl of Florida; three grandchildren, Jeremy O’Neal (Lauren) of Covington, TN, Chris (Madolyn) O’Neal of Elberfeld, IN and Heather Stancl of Tempe, AZ; three great grandchildren, Shannon, Katelyn and Aiden; a brother, George O’Neal of San Antonio, TX; and a sister, Florence Slightom of Marion, IL.
Services are 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 15, 2016, at Third Baptist Church in Owensboro. Visitation is from 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. on Thursday at the church. Burial will be at a later date at Robinson Cemetery in Ozark, IL.
James H. Davis Funeral Home & Crematory in Owensboro is in charge of arrangements.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Third Baptist Church, P.O. Box 808, Owensboro, KY 42302. Messages of condolence for the O’Neal family may be made at www.davisfuneralhome.com