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David Cameron O'Neal

December 20, 1960 ~ September 18, 2023 (age 62) 62 Years Old

David O'Neal Obituary

Mr. David Cameron O’Neal, Jr., 62, of Blackshear, passed away Monday, September 18, 2023, at his residence.

Born in Blackshear, GA on December 20, 1960, David had lived in Pierce County all his life.  He was a 1978 graduate of Blackshear High School.  Following his high school graduation (& his father’s footsteps), David began his career in law enforcement that would span over 43 years.  He worked as a Jailer and Jailer Administrator, EMA Director, Sheriff’s Deputy (in Pierce and Brantley Counties), and Volunteer Firefighter. In his spare time, he enjoyed riding the tractor/lawnmower, fishing, and taking power naps.  David was a loving son, husband, father, and grandfather and a great friend.  He was of the Baptist faith.

He was preceded in death by his father, David Cameron O’Neal, Sr.; and by his step-father, Bootsie Boatright.

Survivors include his wife of two years, Regina Tippins O’Neal of Blackshear; three sons, Chris (Nealie) O’Neal of Dixie Union, Dustin (Meg) O’Neal of Homerville, and David C. O’Neal, III of Blackshear; a step-daughter, Mollie Tippins of Blackshear; a step-son, Tucker (Brandy) Tippins of Blackshear; his mother, Juanita Dixon O’Neal Boatright of Blackshear; his sister, Tammy O’Neal of Blackshear; his mother-in-law, JoAnn Tippins of Blackshear; his brother-in-law, Bobby (Cassy) Tippins of Blackshear; 6 grandchildren, Raife O’Neal, Jase O’Neal, Cade O’Neal, Raylon O’Neal, Reid O’Neal, and Oakley Tippins; a nephew, Mason (Laci) Tippins of Blackshear; and several other relatives and friends.

Funeral services for David will be held Thursday morning, September 21, 2023, at 11:00 o’clock from the Pearson-Dial Chapel.

Interment will be in the Blackshear Cemetery.

Visitation will be held Wednesday evening from 5 until 7 at the funeral home.

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Pearson-Dial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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September 20, 2023

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Pearson-Dial Funeral Home
659 Main Street
Blackshear, GA 31516

Funeral Service
September 21, 2023

11:00 AM
Pearson-Dial Chapel
659 Main St.
Blackshear, GA 31516


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