YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. - Mr. Robert A. O'Neill of Young Harris, Ga., passed away Thursday, Aug. l, 2013 in North East Georgia Medical Center at the age of 87. He was born July 13, 1926 in East Liverpool, Ohio., to the late John P. and Grace (Haney) O'Neill.
He served in the U.S. Army, and worked in the Insurance and Hearing Aid industries. He was ordained as a Catholic Deacon, serving most recently at St. Francis of Assisi Church in Blairsville, Ga.
He is survived by his wife, Dell M. O'Neill of Young Harris, Ga.; children, Mrs. Theresa Weatherford of Atlantic Beach, Fla.; Mrs. Debra Ann Ramsey of Richmond Hill, Ga.; Patrick O'Neill of Jacksonville, Fla.. and Dennis O'Neill of Young Harris, Ga.; sisters, Carol Cody of Olney, Md. and Mrs. Judy Baker of Lisbon.; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his son Michael.
Services were held at the St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Blairsville, Ga.
Mountain View Funeral Home & Creamatory, Blairsville, Ga. handled the arrangements.