Richie H. Neal
July 24, 1935 - November 4, 2021
Richie H. Neal, age 86 and a resident of the Enon Community, passed away Thursday night November 4, 2021 at his home. He was born in New Orleans on July 24, 1935 to the late Steve and Grace Neal. Richie attended Mandeville High School and later served his community in the National Guard for 14 years. He was retired as an engineer from Prestressed after 32 years of service. Richie was passionate about music. He started playing at the age of 16 and played with numerous bands for 70 years. Richie married Patricia Miller Neal in 1975 and they were married 46 years. He is now resting in the Arms of Jesus
He leaves as his legacy 6 children: Richie Neal, Kenny Neal, Terry Neal, Steven Neal, Ashley Gill, Amy Wise and spouse Troy Wise
Richie cherished his siblings Laverne Hightower and Harry Neal
As well as numerous surviving grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews
He was preceded in death by his parents Grace and Steven Neal and his siblings S.J. Neal, Vickie Douglas, Ruby Sarpy, Gene Neal, and Thelma “Aunt Dolly” Neal.
A Celebration of Life service for his family and friends will be held from 3:00 pm until 4:00 pm Saturday November 13, 2021 at Fontainebleau State Park (62883 Hwy. 1089, Mandeville, LA).