James G. "Jim" O’Neal
Residence: Monticello, Indiana
Died: Tuesday, March 01, 2022
Location: 1:15 p.m., at his residence in Monticello, Indiana.
 
 
Age: 78
Date of Birth: Tuesday, October 06, 1942
Birth place: Streator, Illinois
 
 
Father: Paul Raymond O’Neal  
Mother: Mary Ann ( Dazama ) O’Neal  
Marital Status: Widowed
Resided in: Jim had lived in the Monticello, Indiana, area since 1968, coming from Streator, Illinois
Funeral Date: Tuesday, March 08, 2022
Funeral Location: 6:00 p.m. Celebration of Life Service will be here at the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home of Monticello, Indiana
Clergy: Elder Frank Walker
Burial will take place: Private for the Family.
Visitation will be: Visitation will be from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 8, 2022 at the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home of Monticello, Indiana
Biographical Information: Jim had lived in the Monticello, Indiana, area since 1968, coming from Streator, Illinois, and prior to that he had lived in Minoko, Illinois. He was a member of the New Hope Lutheran Church of Reynolds (formerly of Monticello), Indiana, was on their dart-ball league, and Thursday Morning Bible Study group. Jim had worked at the former MB Store of Monticello from 1969 to 1971. He then went on to work at Keen in Monon during the 70s. In 1979, Jim opened Jim’s Body Shop of Monticello, Indiana. Jim was an avid race fan, Bill Elliott being his favorite driver. He was anxiously awaiting his reunion with his dogs Bear and Scotty, who we all know was there to greet him.
Special Services: ***Casual attire is requested by the family***
Memorial Information: Memorials may be given to the Family. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home or can be mailed to the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home, 6368 E. US 24, Monticello, Indiana, 47960.
Marriage Information: On February 18, 1962, in Streator, Illinois, he married Carolyn S. Collins; she passed away on Saturday, June 19, 2021.
Survivors include:
Five (5) Children,
Diana (companion Matt Wescott) Sanson of Port Aransas, Texas,
Kevin (wife Irene) O’Neal of Monticello, Indiana,
Todd (companion Margaret Miller) O’Neal of Monticello, Indiana,
Christy (husband Steve) Buschman of Monticello, Indiana, and
David O’Neal of Kalamazoo, Michigan;

Eleven (11) Grandchildren;

Six (6) Great Grandchildren;

Special Friend,
Sue Colvin of Monticello, Indiana;

Several Nieces, Nephews, Great Nieces, Great Nephews, Cousins, and Friends.

Preceded in Death:
Parents,
Paul Raymond and Mary Ann (Dazama) O’Neal;

Wife,
Carolyn S. (Collins) O’Neal;

One (1) Son-In-Law,
William Eugene "Billy" Sanson;

One (1) Granddaughter,
Jessica Lynn "Jess" Stevens;

One (1) Sister,
Ruth Mackin;

One (1) Brother,
Paul O’Neal.

Arrangements by:
Miller-Roscka Funeral Home, 6368 E. US 24, Monticello, Indiana, 47960 (574) 583-8488.