Kenneth W. O'Neal passed away December 14, 2011, at the Oregon Health Science University Hospital, in Portland, Ore. He was born February 1, 1939, in Noble, Okla.

Kenneth served in the U.S. Navy as a diver, and retired from work as a carpenter. He was highly skilled at carpentry and construction, and enjoyed using those skills to create a special family home. He also enjoyed sharing his skills and was always willing to help friends and family with their projects. Kenneth was an avid reader and loved to travel. He was always kind, generous, and dependable.

Survivors include his wife, Linda O'Neal; children, Teresa, Shane, Shannon, all of Nevada, and Kelley, of Texas; and many cousins. He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Lee O'Neal; and mother, Geraldine V. Roberts.

A funeral service will be held on Thursday, December 22, 2011, 11:00 a.m., at Perl Funeral Home. Pastor Bob Batte will officiate. Visitation will be on December 22, 2011, from 9:00 to 10:30 a.m., at Perl Funeral Home.