Richard "Richey" Neal

Born in Gallatin, TN on September 19, 1963

Departed on May 22, 2014 and resided in Nashville, TN

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Richard “Richey” Allen Neal, Sr.- age 50 of Gallatin passed away May 22, 2014. Richey was a graduate of the Hendersonville High School Class of 1982. Throughout his life he loved to fish, work on and restore cars, watch NASCAR races and take care of his late dog Bullit. During his working years Richey was a fork lift operator for Globe Business Furniture. He was a loving son, companion, father, grandfather, brother and friend who touched the lives of many and will be deeply missed.
He is preceded in death by his brother, James “Jimmy” Neal, Jr.
He leaves behind his parents, James & Carolyn Neal, Sr.; children, Carolyn Donica (Lucas), Richard Neal, Jr. and Christopher Neal (Sheena); Fiancé, Patsy Revels; extended family, Brandi, Krista, and Taylor Revels, Ashley Hanes; grandchildren, Alexis & Kole Donica, Addison, Brady & Rylee Neal, Rylee, Alexis & Kenzie Hanes; grandmother, Billie Fivash; uncle, Mike Pharris (Jane); aunt, Linda Kirkpatrick (Jimmy) and many other loving family and friends.
A life celebration service will be held on Sunday, May 25, 2014 at 5:30PM at Hendersonville Funeral Home. Visitation will be on Saturday, May 24, 2014 2-8PM at Hendersonville Funeral Home 353 Johnny Cash Pkwy. Hendersonville, TN 37075 615-824-3885.

8 Comments to Sr. Richard "Richey" Neal

  1. lisa stum McCormick
    May 23, 2014 12:00 am

    He was,a great friend an I will miss he deeply . Richie would do anything t o help someone .
    To all.the family you are in my prayers,all kids,and grandkids ann ditmore Brown.
    Rest in peace my friend .Love ya

  2. Kim Duke
    May 23, 2014 1:12 pm

    Always the entertainer and loved to talk to people. Life was taken away too soon but thankful to see that the end days were filled with a new life of happiness and love.

  3. Joanie Neal
    May 23, 2014 2:10 pm

    Prayers for Carolyn and Jimmy as I cannot even begin to imagine how hard this is. Richey is with Jimbo now and Jeff, I m sure they are giving the angels a run for thier money though 🙂 I can see Richey now, giving them a hard time with that smile of his and his usual wit. He will be missed. Love you Richey

    Joanie Neal

  4. Darren Wolbers
    May 23, 2014 4:06 pm

    So, so sorry to hear about your dad Richard ! I pray that God is with you and your loved ones at helps to guide you through this painful ordeal. Much love…. Darren Wolbers

  5. Lisa Huffman
    May 23, 2014 10:32 pm

    Prayers to Richard and his family.

  6. Mori Welborn
    May 24, 2014 2:08 am

    Richard I’m so sorry for your loss of your dad. I’m praying for you all, he sounds like a joy to be around. I pray that The Lord brings you & your family strength & healing during this time of grieving. Lord give them peace knowing that Richey is by your side in heaven. Richard, may God bless you all & know you have a lot of people praying for you.

    God bles you,
    Mori Welborn

  7. Betty Holland and Phyllis Kee
    May 25, 2014 10:33 am

    Jim and Carolyn,
    You are in our thoughts and our prayers. Love, Betty and Phyllis

  8. Aries
    May 27, 2014 10:44 am

    May the family find peace and comfort in knowing that your dear Richard is now simply sleeping, as was Lazarus until Jesus went to “awaken,” or resurrect him. (John 11:11, 43) “All” in the grave will one day be awakened or resurrected when they hear Jesus voice to come out. (John 5:28, 29) And then, “the last enemy, death, is to be brought to nothing.” (1 Corinthians 15:26; Psalm 37:29) Take care Neal family and please accept my sincerest condolences.

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