Obituary published March 7, 2013 in The Mexico Ledger

Donald "Donnie" Carl Neale, 59 of Mexico passed away Wednesday, March 6, 2013 while surrounded by his family at home.
Memorial services will be held 5:00 PM Saturday at Arnold Funeral Home with Rev. Bob Stanford officiating. Visitation will be held from 3:00-5:00 PM Saturday at the funeral home.
Donald was born on April 24, 1953 in Moberly to Mervin and Melia Neale, they preceded him in death. He married Saunceria (Baker) Neale on May 19th, 1973 in Centralia.
Donald was employed by TEVA Pharmaceuticals for 20 years and Sydenstricker's Implement for 19 years. Donnie enjoyed gardening, buying and selling John Deere collectables, and spending time with family and friends. Donnie was a great cook and his cookies and pies will be greatly missed.
Donald is survived by his wife, Saunceria of Mexico; one son, Kyle Blake Neale, and his fiancée, Morgan Tyler of Columbia; one daughter, Danica Neale Johnson and husband Eric, of St. Louis; one sister, Peggy Neale Lewis and husband, William of Columbia; two brothers, Eddie Neale of Mexico, and Dennis Neale and wife, Donna of Paris; and many nieces and nephews.
The family requests in lieu of flowers donations be sent to Hospice Compassus or the Central Missouri Food Bank. Both may be sent in care of Arnold Funeral Home, 425 S. Jefferson Mexico, MO 65265.
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