Charles Neal

Jul 23, 2014

1937 — 2014

WAYNESVILLE — Charles Edward Neal, 77, of the Reed Cove community, passed away early Tuesday morning, July 22, 2014, at his home in the arms of his special love, Cindy Dixon-Owen.

A native and lifelong resident of Haywood County, he was the son of the late Thomas Norris and Callie Kimsey Neal. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Gale Morrow Neal, who died in 1997. Charles was a United States Marine Corps veteran.

In addition to Cindy, he is survived by two sisters, Nell Thompson, of Asheville, and Alice Donaldson, of Waynesville; a brother, Thomas “Bill” Willis Neal and his wife, Ruby, of Franklin; several nieces and nephews, and his beloved Chiuahuah, Misty.

At his request, no services are planned.

Memorials may be made to Piney Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Johnny Woody, 986 Country Club Drive, Canton, NC 28721 or to The American Cancer Society, 30 Shooting Star Drive, Waynesville, NC 28786.

For those who desire, an online memorial register is available at