Joseph Arthur Neal passed away peacefully on Monday October 24, 2022 at the age of 90 in his home in Clinton, Maryland after a lengthy illness.
Joseph leaves his wife of 64 years, Margaret; two sons David and Jonathan and daughter Janice. He is also survived by younger brother Alvester and a host of nieces and nephews.
After graduating with honors as Valedictorian with from Lakewood High School, Joseph graduated from Rutgers University and received a Medical Degree from University of Pennsylvania. After school Joseph joined the United States Air Force where he served with distinction for 30 years retiring at the rank of Colonel.
Joseph was very much into selfless community service, and was recognized as one who loved the neighborhood. He lived in Clinton, MD, constantly helping neighbors and lending a helping hand & friendly smile during daily walks.
A gathering will be held in honor and celebration of Colonel Neal’s life at 12 noon, Monday, November 21, 2022 at Lee Funeral Home, 6633 Old Alexandria Ferry Rd. Clinton, Maryland 20735, where a memorial service will follow at 1:00 pm. Interment will be in Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.