Michael Paul O'Neal, 58, of Ravenna, passed away on Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at Robinson Memorial Hospital. He was born on January 8, 1955 in Orange, California, a son of Donald M O'Neal and Jaqueline (Brannen) Ferguson.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. Michael loved fishing and playing pool. He also loved to tell stories.
He is survived by his wife of almost 19 years, Sandra (Fagley) O'Neal; step-sons, Eric and Matthew Brown; six grandchildren; his father; sisters, Rhonda, Candice, and Shannon; brother, Donald; uncle, Kurt and aunt, Jo Heflin; best friends, Fred and Vicki McEwen; and numerous nieces and nephews. Michael was preceded in death by his mother; his step father, Robert Ferguson; sister, Tina Forbus; and brother, Mark O'Neal.
Creamtion has taken place, memorial calling hours will be held on Friday, from 2-3 PM with a memorial service to follow at 3PM, at the Community Bible Church, 3671 Tallmadge Road, Rootstown, with Pastor Scott Hindel officiating. In leui of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Michaels family, in care of Shorts-Spicer-Crislip Funeral Home, 141 N. Meridian Street, Ravenna, OH 44266.
Condolences and memories may be shared at www.sscfuneralhomes.com.
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