Merrill William “Bill” Neal, 71, of Moundsville, W.Va., passed away Wednesday, February 25, 2015, in Hurricane, W.Va.
Bill was born April 17, 1943, in Ironton, Ohio, a son of the late Merrill E. and Irene N. Bryant Neal. He was the retired owner & operator of the Quality Bakery, Moundsville; a member of Trinity Episcopal Church, Moundsville; and member and past Master of the Masonic Marshall Union Lodge No. 8, Moundsville.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Carol S. Kuderski Neal, in 2013; and brothers, Robert Neal and Rev. Larry Neal.
Bill is survived by his two children, Thomas W. Neal of Moundsville and Shelley Unger and her husband, William of Nitro, W.Va.; a brother, Stephen Neal and his wife, Joann of Glen Dale, W.Va.; a sister-in-law, Mary Ellen Neal of Moundsville; a brother-in-law, Ray Kuderski and his wife, Ann of Moundsville; a granddaughter, Allison Unger of Nitro; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapel, 118 Grant Avenue, Moundsville, from 11 am until time of service at 1 pm, Thursday, March 5, 2015, with the Rev. Bruce Bevans officiating. Interment will follow in Riverview Cemetery, Moundsville, with Masonic graveside services provided by the Marshall Union Lodge No. 8.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Teays Valley Assisted Living, 3361 Teays Valley Road, Hurricane, WV 25526.