Don W. Neal, 58, of Corpus Christi died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2008 at his home after a long illness.

He was born Aug. 11, 1949 in Gainesville. He was a general contractor for over 30 years and served as a board member of the AGC.

He was a member of River Hills Baptist Church and was also a member of the Gideons.

He was preceded in death by a son, Adam Wayne Neal; his paternal grandparents, C. B. and Flora Frances Neal of Gainesville; and his maternal grandparents, Wayne R. and Pearlie Irene Stanley of Gainesville.

He is survived by his wife, Leah Ann Neal of Corpus Christi; his daughters, Trisha Kaye (Craig) Erndt of Alvin, and Summer (Jason) Oswald of Allen; his parents, Don L. and Charleen Neal of Alice; his brother, Steve (Jackie) Neal of Falfurrias; and his grandchildren, Haley Elizabeth Erndt, Cole Adam Erndt and Baby Girl Oswald.

Funeral services were conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 29, at River Hills Baptist Church with Pastor Bill Simmons and Pastor Lee McClure officiating.

Burial followed at Seaside Memorial Park.

Pallbearers were Jason Oswald, Craig Erndt, Steve Neal, Terry McNatt, Jim Wofford, Fred Wollman, Jeff Cotham and Philip Cotham.

Sawyer-George Funeral Home