STATHAM - Goodwin O’Neal Jr., 82, died Monday, April 13, 2009.
Born in Long County, he was the son of the late Goodwin I. and Lucille Tucker O’Neal. He served in the United States Marines for 20 years, was a medical photographer for Orange County Hospital in California. He was retired from the City of Atlanta Police Department, where he was a criminal photographer for 20 years.
Survivors include his companion, Louise Moore, Statham; son, Goodwin “Wynn” O’Neal III, Sikesville, Md.; daughters, Pam Chapman, Lexington and Deborah “D.C.” Cornelius, Decatur; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and sister, Glynnis O’Neal, Buford.
A graveside service will be held Thursday, April 16, at 2 p.m., at the Georgia National Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday, April 15, from 6 to 9 p.m.
Smith Funeral Home, Winder, is in charge of arrangements.