SALEM Kenny McNeal, 79, died at 3:45 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, at his home from bone marrow cancer.
He was born Nov. 10, 1933, in Youngstown, the son of the late Albert B. and Audrey L. (McCullough) McNeal.
Kenny was a building contractor and owner of McNeals Construction for 56 years.
He was state licensed in plumbing, heating and conditioning, electric, real estate and insurance.
He was a 1952 graduate of Goshen High School, attended the Salem Bible College, and was a graduate of Engineering and Drafting at the Salem Trades School, and Dairy Technology at The Ohio State University.
Kenny was a 32nd Degree Mason and member of the Perry Lodge. His other memberships include, Home Builders and Toastmasters International, also serving as Educational Vice-President for nine years.
Kenny attended the Tri-County Church of God. He had served as a co-pastor at a church in Macon, Ga., and was a supporter of missionaries. Conversations with Kenny often included statements of his faith in Jesus Christ.
Survivors include his wife, Glenda Fears McNeal, whom he married Nov. 22, 1985; daughters, Sharon Lynn (Howard) Russell of Bedford, Va., Munyeca (Tim) Molnar of Austintown and Kelli McNeal of Salem; and two grandsons, Oreion Reeves and Kayden McKinney.
His daughter, Colleen Burson, preceded in death on Jan. 10, 2013.
Calling hours will be held Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Stark Memorial Funeral Home.
No funeral service is scheduled at this time.
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