Robert O’Neal

Born 1930

Died 2021

Born and raised in Iowa, until he enlisted in the U.S. Navy. Came back to Iowa after he was discharged and met his future wife. They lived in Iowa until the early 1960s, when they moved their family to California.

Lived in Redondo Beach from the early 1970s until the mid-2000s. Relocated to the Palm Springs area for the remainder of his life, became a greeter and then a resident council member at the assisted living facility. Worked at Garrett/AiResearch for 35 years. His wife, Shirley, preceded him in death, may they rest in peace.

Survived by his children: Mike (Amy) Casey, Pam (Dave) Casey-D’Angelo, Colleen (Lenny) Casey-Balter, Peggy (Jim) O’Neal-Kubachka-Freeman; 11 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Also survived by his brother, Kenneth.

Due to Covid restrictions, there will not be a memorial service at this time. If you happen to be down at Redondo Beach or just have a drink in your hand at home, shout out “Cheers Bob” and he will hear it.

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