Neal Ray Beane

Published 10:28 am Friday, April 15, 2022

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Mr. Neal Ray Beane, 93, of US 64 E., Mocksville, passed away Thursday, April 14, 2022, at Mocksville Senior Living.

He was born on Oct, 13, 1928 in Forsyth County to the late Ardenis and Lillith Mae Smith Beane.

Mr. Beane worked as a shipping supervisor at Hanes Davie Plant, formerly in Advance, was a lifelong member of Fork Baptist Church, and a member of Advance Masonic Lodge #710 A.F.&A.M. He enjoyed camping, “piddling”, and travelling. He visited all 50 states and travelled across seas. He was liked by everyone and will be remembered as a hard worker.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by: his wife, Willie Beane; 3 brothers, Mosell Beane, Mitchell “Buddy” Beane, and Ronald Beane; and 3 sisters, Fannie B. Younts, Pauline B. Hendrix, and Bonnie B. Black.

Survivors: 2 children, Toni Beane Moore (Tony) of Mocksville and Cindi Beane Wilkerson (Ricky) of Advance; 4 grandchildren, Steven Moore, Brian Moore, Jennifer Wilkerson, and Neal Wilkerson; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A memorial graveside service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday, April 18 in Fork Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Robert Garrett and Rev. Ken Evans officiating. Masonic rites will be rendered.

Memorials may be considered for: Campers on Mission, c/o Dell Wolfe, 3668 Circle Court, Trinity, NC 27370.

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