Eugene O’Neal, Jr.

Sunrise: March 20, 1937

Sunset: March 23, 2021

Eugene “June or June Bug” O’Neal Jr., 84 of Chesapeake, Virginia transitioned in his home to be with the Lord on March 23, 2021. Born the youngest of seven brothers and one sister to Eugene O’Neal Sr. and Bessie Whitley O’Neal in Johnston County, North Carolina. During his early years living in Zebulon N.C. Eugene worked on the family farm before relocating to Norfolk, Virginia with five of the six brothers to find work and wives. Upon his arrival in Norfolk, he worked at the Southern Meat Packing, truck driving Instructor at DD Jones, and a butcher for Giant Open-Air Market. Eventually, he retired 26 years’ service to the City of Norfolk in the department of Parks and Recreation. Eugene was married to the apple of his eye Shirley O’Neal for 51 years and raised five children. Eugene loved his family and took pride in cooking his famous family’s North Carolina Barbeque sauce at family gatherings. He was a car lover and enjoyed fixing all types of cars mostly Chevy and Oldsmobile. He enjoyed watching football and baseball games. Deacon Eugene O’Neal was a faithful, devoted, and active member of Solid Rock COGIC for over 60 years. He leaves to cherish his memory; daughter Robin White, sons, Darryl, Patrick (Shannold), Christopher, Timothy; beloved grandsons, LaVonje White III, Zion, Zameir; brother-in-love Lionel Ruffin (Inez); amazing nieces, awesome nephews; and a large host of cousins and friends

Viewing Tuesday, March 30, 2021 3:00pm - 6:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 120 W. Berkley Avenue Norfolk, VA 23523 Service WATCH SERVICE LIVE ONLINE ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE Wednesday, March 31, 2021 11:00am Solid Rock COGIC 2100 Vicker Avenue Chesapeake, VA 23324 Interment Roosevelt Memorial Park 1101 Campostella Road Chesapeake, VA 23320 The family is following the CDC and State of Virginia guidelines for funeral attendance.

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    Debra Bell says

    To Brother Patrick O’Neal and the entire family, please know that my prayers and thoughts are with you all doing this time in your lives! God bless you!

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    elder porter says

    We at O’Neal Revival Tabernacle can only imagine and yet not really know the grief that you bear. Please know that our sympathy and prayers are with you.
    -From Dr. O’Neal and the church family.

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    Barbara (Bobbi) Lynn says

    Tim, Patrick, Darryl, Chris and Robin,
    I extend my deepest sympathy at the passing of Cousin Eugene. May God bring you comfort during this time. I am praying for you all.

    Barbara (Bobbi) Lynn

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    Angelo Holley says

    Robin, Darryl, Patrick, Chris, and Tim. I extend my condolences to Mr O’Neal. GOD BLESS

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    Arlene Ann Mattai says

    Dear Patrick O’Neal and family, my warm thoughts of sympathy are with you now, along with a prayer that God will be especially close to you in the days ahead.

    Ms. Mattai & Family

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    THC says

    To the Family:
    Praying that you will find comfort in the good and joyful memories. Peace be with you.
    -Patrick and Tiffany Carriere

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    Barbara McPherson says

    I am sorry to hear of the passing of your loved one. I will keep you and your family in my prayers and know that God is with you during this time and always.

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