Bill Edgar Veal, Sr., 67, of Lookout Mountain, died on Thursday, July 5, 2012.
He was a lifelong resident of Lookout Mountain and was of the Christian faith. Bill was a master at working on small engines and is a loving husband, father, grandfather and brother who will be greatly missed.
Bill was preceded in death by his parents, Sam and Ollie Kay Veal; son, Jeffrey Paul Veal; sister, Inez Castro; and brother, James Raily and James Veal.
He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Gail Cochran Veal; children, Billy (Sandi) Veal, Jr., Lisa Veal, both of Lookout Mtn., and Matthew (Tammy) Veal of Slygo; sisters, Ruby Butler, Bernice Veal, Jessie Brown, and Mary Ellen Wilks; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, July 9, graveside, at Mt. Olive Cemetery with Brother Chris Hagler officiating.
The family will begin receiving friends after noon on Sunday.
Arrangements are by W. L. Wilson & Sons Funeral Homes, Fort Oglethorpe.