John Wylie O’Neal

March 26, 1944 - November 12, 2009
John Wylie O’Neal

John W. O’Neal,65, of Wilmington died Thursday, November 12, 2009 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice and LifeCareCenter.

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Wilmington Burial and Cremation Service, 1535 S 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099


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  • December 11, 2009
    Barry Poole says:
    I got to know John during my high school years at good ole Rock Hill High School. We always had fun be it standing under the big oak tree right outside the school on Spruce Street or visiting at the Good Shop at WTS. Wonderful memories. We will keep you in our prayers. Barry Poole RHHS '61

  • December 09, 2009
    Linda Moore says:
    John was a high-school classmate and it was my pleasure to have known him. He was a unique individual who had a strong faith in God. John touched the hearts of many and he will be missed.

  • December 09, 2009
    Ron Connelly says:
    Down the street; 'round the corner, we were a special group of friends who banded together with Goat as our lead character. He was never outdone as the most outspoken member of a special group of people who grew up together in Rock Hill, SC. Here's to you, old buddy and all the members of our gang!Rest well.

  • December 09, 2009
    Bill Easley says:
    To the memory of one of my best friends ever: across the street neighbor, fellow Good Shopper, ham operator, double dater, poker player, Park Inn cruiser, and the man who pointed me to the mother of my beautiful children. Goat: one of a kind, kindness to all, a real man. A loss to this world.

  • December 09, 2009
    Robert Ratterree says:
    I will see him again. A great part of my young life is now gone. There will never be another Goat. Long live the Goat!