In memory of
O'NEAL DR. EMMETT G. O'NEAL, age 71, resident of North Avondale in Cincinnati, passed away Sunday, February 12th, 2017, at his home with his family. He was born December 18th, 1945 in Fairfield, Alabama to the late Emmett and Mary Terry and lovingly raised by his grandparents, the late Luke and Elvira O'Neal. Dr. O'Neal will be remembered and celebrated for his dynamic personality. He owned any room in which he was present. He graduated from Xavier University of Louisiana with a degree in pharmacy in 1969 and joined the US Public Health service as well. He made the decision to go back to school and graduated with a degree in medicine at The University of Louisville and graduated with a degree in Urology from Good Samaritan Hospital. He was well known throughout the Cincinnati community as a prominent physician and will be remembered for his technical skill and ability to help people heal. He was devoted family man and dedicated Cincinnati Bengals fan. He was also a passionate fisherman who enjoyed fishing from Alaska to New Orleans and beyond. He will be deeply missed by his devoted wife of over 43 years, M. Jewel O'Neal; children, Jennifer O'Neal-Douga, Emmett III (Jennifer) O'Neal, Jean-Marie (Corey) O'Neal Coxe, and Elliott O'Neal; grandchildren, Maggie, Mia, Emmett IV, and Christopher; his siblings, nieces, nephews and relatives. Visitation will be 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Sunday, February 19th, 2017 at Spring Grove Funeral Home, 4389 Spring Grove Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45223. A memorial service will be held following the visitation at 3 PM at the funeral home. To view Dr. O'Neal's service information, please visit www.SpringGrove.org .
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