Billy O'Neal "Neal" Barrett, a.k.a. Pops, age 57, of Tuscaloosa, died Sept. 21, 2012, at DCH Regional Medical Center. Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Sunset Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Peter Hall officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Park with Sunset Funeral Home, a Dignity Memorial Provider, directing. Visitation will be tonight from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Virgil and Evie Barrett; his brother, Bucky Barrett; and his twin sister, Betty "Millie" Allen.
Survivors include his wife, Patricia Ann Barrett; his daughters, Jennifer Barrett (Andy), Vicki Parker (Wesley), Deena Dunn (Jeremy), and Cyndi Brown (Tim); his sister, Evelyn Banks (Phil); his brothers, Wayne Barrett, Michael Barrett (Deanna), and Charlie Baber; his grandchildren, Skylar Parker, Daniel Brown, Madison Brown, C.J. Brown, Xan Brown, Baylee Dunn, Grayson Dunn, Gracie Dunn, and Cayson Pearson; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Neal was kind, loving, way too generous, playful, adventurous, and full of laughter and fun. He was a wonderful and loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend. Everyone he met loved him, and this world will never be the same without him. And though we know we have to let you go, we will never say goodbye, but only Roll Tide Roll!
Pallbearers will be Wesley Parker, Tim Brown, Jeremy Dunn, Andy Pearson, Michael Barrett, and Charlie Baber.
Honorary pallbearers are Wayne Barrett, George Leonard, Jerry Leonard, Larry Leonard, Mike Kimbrough, Tommy Hallman, and his many friends and neighbors.