HUTCHINSON — Beach J. “Jeff” O’Neal, 71, died Nov. 7 at Hospice House in Hutchinson. Born Aug. 19, 1942, in Nevada, Mo., he was the son of Jefferson and Tressa Opperman O’Neal.
Survivors include his wife 30 years, Mary (Ehrlich) O’Neal; a daughter, Tanya Rathbun and husband Jamin, of Johnson City, Tenn.; a son, Jeffery O’ Neal of Ellsworth; a sister, Mary Johnson of Topeka; 11 grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, cousins; and a host of friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers.
Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Elliott Chapel in Hutchinson with Dr. Jeff Ehrlich presiding. Cremation has taken place. Friends may sign the book from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. through Monday, and 9 a.m. until service time on Tuesday, at Elliott Mortuary. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice House or Downtown Hutchinson Revitalization Partnership in care of the funeral home. Visit www.elliottmortuary.com to leave online condolences.
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Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Nov. 10, 2013