William L. "Sonny" Neal 78 of Normal, Illinois passed away 11:10 PM June
25, 2017 at McLean County Nursing Home, Normal, IL.
Masonic Services will be 7 PM, Thursday, June 29, 2017 at Calvert Funeral
Home, Clinton, IL. Religious Services will follow with J. Kent Hickerson
officiating. Visitation will be 5 - 7 PM, Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be directed to his Grandchildren and Great-grandchildren's
Sonny was born March 13, 1939 in Bloomington, IL the son of Wilbur and
Florence (Black) Neal. He married Norma J. Spencer August 10, 1958 in
Survivors include his wife, Norma J. Neal, Normal, IL; children: Michael
K.. Neal, Normal, IL and Mark S. Neal, Normal, IL; 2 grandchildren:
Jordan (Daniella) Neal, Wapella, IL and Nathan (Brittany) Neal, Niles, MI;
2 great-grandchildren: Sophia Neal and Wyatt Neal; sister, Martha (Joe)
Underwood, Clinton, IL.
He was preceded in death by his parents and 1 sister, Betty Baker.
Sonny retired from GTE and then worked for Busey Bank. He enjoyed
golfing, fishing, camping, hunting, and boating. Sonny was a member of
the DeWitt Masonic Lodge #84 AF & AM for 50 years. He especially enjoyed
spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. The family
would like to extend a "thank you" to Heritage Health, Bloomington and the
McLean Co. Nursing Home, Normal, IL for their excellent care.