The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

Obits

February 3, 2014

Hobert Lee Neal

QUAPAW, Okla. — Hobert Lee Neal, 77, of Quapaw, Okla., passed from this life on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, at Integris Baptist Regional Care Center, Miami, Okla.

Hobert was born March 1, 1937, in Treece, Kan., to the union of William Ray and Marguarite (ODell) Neal.

He was united in marriage on May 29, 1955, in Hockerville, Okla., to Patricia Ann (Porter) Neal. Hobert worked at the former McCartney MFG, in Baxter Springs for 10 years, before starting work at Yellow Freight Systems. He was a farmer at heart, raising cattle and cutting hay and all the handy man trades it took to be a farmer. He enjoyed watching John Wayne movies, and could always get involved into any conversation. When he was younger he enjoyed hunting, especially pheasant. Hobert served in the United States Air Force.

Hobert is survived by his wife, Patricia Neal, of the home; three daughters, Brenda Hatfield, of Baxter Springs, Kan., Darla Brewer and husband, Charlie, of Baxter Springs, Kan. and Kimberly Butler, of Baxter Springs, Kan.; two sons, Gary Neal and wife, Susan, of Riverton, Kan. and Hobert Neal Jr., of Riverton; one brother, Darell Neal and wife, Jean, of Baxter Springs; one sister, Yveta Shira, of Baxter Springs; 12 grandchildren; 11 great- grandchildren; and one great-great grandchildren. Hobert is preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers, Larandel Neal and Wayne Neal.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb.  6, at Derfelts Baxter Chapel. Family will receive friends on Wednesday, Feb. 5, from 7 to 8 p.m. at Derfelt's Baxter Chapel.

Online condolences may be expressed at

derfeltfuneralhomes.com

1
Text Only
Obits
  • ButlerRuthalene Ruthalene Butler

    Ruthalene Butler, 92, passed away on Monday, July 21, 2014, after a long illness.

    July 24, 2014 2 Photos

  • mason woodard Mary A. Ash

    Mary A. Ash, age 80, of Joplin, Mo., passed away at 12:56 a.m. Monday, July 21, 2014, at Mercy Hospital, Joplin, following a battle with Parkinson's disease.

    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • David Nuel Scroggins

    In memory of David Nuel Scroggins 1948 - 2012

    July 23, 2014

  • Judy A. Orton Judy A. Orton

    Judy A. Orton, 58, of Joplin, Mo. passed away early Monday, July 21, 2014 at Joplin Health & Rehabilitation following a long illness.

    July 23, 2014 2 Photos

  • Jo Arkle Jo Arkle

    Jo Arkle, 79, Joplin, Mo.,  died July 20, 2014, at Freeman West, Joplin.

    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Carolyn Anderson Carolyn "Sue" Anderson

    Carolyn "Sue" Anderson, 69, Pierce City, Mo., died July 19, 2014, at her home, following a short illness

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Mary White Mary White

    Mary Lorraine White, 59, of Joplin, Mo., completed her journey up the stairway to heaven on July 16, 2014.

    July 22, 2014 2 Photos

  • Blake Aggus Blake Aggus

    Blake Austin Aggus, 23, died July 18, 2014, at his home in Hollister, Mo. He was born September 21, 1990 in Joplin.

    July 22, 2014 2 Photos

  • Derfelt Edward Crowder

    BAXTER SPRINGS, Kan. - Edward Crowder, 72, passed away at his home in Baxter Springs on July 19, 2014, after a battle with cancer.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Simpson Herbert E. Kirkpatrick

    Herbert E. Kirkpatrick Sr. "Guitar Man", age 77, passed away July 19, 2014, in Joplin.

    July 21, 2014 1 Photo