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Robert O'Neal

December 16, 1937 — September 15, 2020


Robert “Pimp” O’Neal died on September 15, 2020 at the age of 82, after an
extended illness at Altercare of Alliance Nursing Home. He was an only child born
to James and Ruth Geter on Dec. 12, 1937 in Tuskegee, Alabama.
Mr. Robert William O’Neal graduated from Tuskegee High School and attended
Tuskegee Institute. He was an entrepreneur and owned his own business. He
enjoyed watching football and going fishing.
Mr. O’Neal served in the United States Armed Forces during the Vietnam War as an Armor Crewman with Charlie Company, 4th
MTB, 68th Armor Regiment. Robert served his country from September 27,1961 thru September 20, 1963. He
retired from the United States Army Reserves and honorably discharged on August 31, 1967.
He retired from T&W Forge, Alliance, Ohio June after 35 years of employment.
He was a dedicated trustee, treasure, and member of the Cantell Elks Lodge #1417, 735 Ash Street, Alliance, Ohio.
Robert married his loving and faithful wife Lola on March 30, 1970, they shared 50 years of marriage.
He was proceeded in death by his grandparents Robert “Bob” and Mary O’Neal,
parents, James and Ruth Geter, and granddaughter Nichole Dailene “Leana” Holly.
Robert leaves behind three daughters; Darlene (Nick) Holly Sr., Charlene (Rick)
Montford, Deana (Joseph) Salter, six grandchildren; Chantis Riddle, Natasha
Holly, Jessica Hunter, Nickoles Holly Jr., Matthew Blair, and Alexis Blair. Three
great granddaughters; Lola-Nicole, Corilyn and Alivia, a host of family, friends,
and a special cousin Nancy Oliver to grieve his loss.
Friends and family are welcome to join us for Visitation on Monday,
September 21, 2020 from 11 am to 1245pm at New Zion Baptist Church 1135 Jersey
Street, Alliance, Ohio 44601. The funeral will follow at 1pm with Pastor Nik Holly Sr. officiating.
Burial will take place at Alliance City Cemetery. Friends and family may share their online condolences at www.deansfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements are entrusted to Dean's Funeral Home 256 W Ohio Ave., Sebring, Ohio 44672

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Monday, September 21, 2020

11:00am - 12:45 pm (Central time)

New Zion Baptist Church

1135 Jersey St, Alliance, OH 44601

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Funeral Service

Monday, September 21, 2020

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

New Zion Baptist Church

1135 Jersey St, Alliance, OH 44601

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