Donald L. O'Neal Sr., 72

MAY 4, 1940-DEC. 10, 2012

December 11, 2012

Donald Lee O’Neal Sr., 72, of Rohrersville, Md., passed from this life on Dec. 10, 2012, at his home surrounded by his loving family.

Born on May 4, 1940, in Bolivar, Md., he was the son of the late Ralph and Marget Clemmie (Homels) O’Neal.

He was a dedicated member of the Bethel United Methodist Church.

Donald worked for the Maryland State Highway Administration for over 30 years.

He is survived by his loving wife, Esther L. O’Neal of Rohrersville; two daughters, Rebecca A. Barnhart of Hagerstown, Md., and Kimberly M. Chaney of Boonsboro, Md.; two sons, Donald L. O’Neal Jr. of Cascade, Md., and Samuel E. O’Neal of Greencastle, Pa.; and one sister, Patricia Eppley of Knoxville, Md. He is also survived by six grandchildren and one great-grandson.

In addition to his parents, Donald was preceded in death by four sisters and one brother.

A graveside ceremony will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012, at the Boonsboro Cemetery in Boonsboro. Rev. John W. Schildt will officiate.


Memorial donations may be made to Bethel United Methodist Church, P.O. Box B, Rohrersville, MD 21779.

Expressions of sympathy may be offered to the family at

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