Chad J. "Big Thunder" Neal, 42, of Owensboro, passed away Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born in Owensboro to Gary and Esther S. (Taylor) Neal.
Chad had a big dream of being a truck driver but was disabled. He enjoyed working on computers/electronics. Chad had many interests and hobbies: big-rig semi-trucks, airplanes, talking on C.B. radios, video games (especially Flight Simulator) and hanging out with friends at the Cadillac Restaurant. He had several beloved pets, mainly cats and dogs, through the years. He will also be remembered for enjoying a good, spirited argument!
Chad was preceded in death by his father, Gary J. Neal Sr. (1989); sister, Pam Dillingham (2000); brothers, Steve Neal (2012) and Gary J. Neal Jr. (2015), formerly from Owensboro, KY; and Michelle's fiancé, Clint R Bevins (2021) formerly from Rockport, IN.
He is survived by his mother, Esther Sharon Neal of Owensboro, KY; a sister, S. Michelle (Neal) Duffy of Rockport, IN; brother, John L. Neal of Owensboro, KY and many nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be at 2:00 PM, Thursday, June 30 at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory where visitation will be from 11:00 AM until the time of service. Rev. Paul Gatewood will officiate. Burial will be at Greenbrier Baptist Church Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Society of St. Vincent DePaul, 200 East 18th Street, Owensboro, KY 42303.
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