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Billy Neal

July 30, 1935 — June 20, 2019

Hamilton

Funeral services for Billy B. Neal, 83 of Hamilton, will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday June 26, 2019 at Harper Talasek Funeral Home with Mike Neal officiating. Burial will be at Killeen Memorial Park. Billy died June 20, 2019 at his residence in Hamilton.

Billy was born July 30, 1935 in Hamilton to the late Mark and Ola Neal.  He was the middle child of nine children. Billy entered the US Army at the age of 17 and fought in the Korean War. He returned to Killeen and met and married Doris A. Byrd and they have been together for 63 years. He was a heavy equipment operator and worked for civil service on Fort Hood for 35 years and retired to his hometown of Hamilton where he enjoyed raising his cattle. His other hobbies included digging for arrowheads and artifacts with his best friend Bob Daniel, fishing, and hunting in west Texas. Billy was a loving son, brother, husband, father, and grandfather , who had a sparkle in his eye his grandchildren and great-grandchildren; you could not find a better friend.

He is survived by his wife, Doris, Hamilton; Son, Mike and his wife Deloris, Hamilton; daughters, Kim Rackley and her husband Bob, Harker Heights, and Becky Neal, Hamilton; 4 sisters, Wilma Johnson, Waco, Nancy Schoryer, Cleburne, Clota Cates, Cache, OK, Ann Fogle, Harker Heights; 9 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in by his parents, a son Tim Dewayne Neal, 4 sisters, Loren Neal, Myrna Neal, Loyce Kuehnle, Janelle Byrd.

Visitation will be Tuesday June 25 between 6 and 8 p.m. at Harper-Talasek Funeral Home, Killeen.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Harper-Talasek Funeral Home

506 N 38th St, Killeen, TX 76543

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

10:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Harper-Talasek Funeral Home Chapel

506 N 38th St, Killeen, TX 76543

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