James "Jimmy" Larry Veal, 1, passed away Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the chapel of Moores Funeral Home with the Rev. Bryan Ahrens officiating. Burial will follow at Baldwin Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Mr. Veal was native and resident of Milledgeville and was a 1974 graduate of Georgia College. He worked and retired from Robins Air Force Base and then worked as a contractor with Merk at Robins Air Force Base for many years. He was a member of the Lions Club and Toastmasters. He was active with the Boy Scouts and he had a long history of service in the community in Milledgeville and also in Blue Ridge. Mr. Veal taught Sunday School at Hardwick Baptist Church for many years. He was a founding member of Nazarene Church of Milledgeville. After his retirement, he and Betty made their home in Blue Ridge, Ga. He was a current member of Epworth United Methodist Church. His greatest joy was being "Papa" to his two grandchildren and spending time with his family.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Floyd and Leone Reynolds Veal; his wife, Betty Stewart Veal; and his brother, George Veal.
Survivors include a son, Matt Veal, and wife Crystal of Calhoun; a daughter, Carrie Rebecca Veal Grice, and husband Frank Drago of Milledgeville; a sister, Sarah Bentley (Ronnie) of Milledgeville, and two grandchildren, Aiden Veal and Andrew Veal.
The family will receive friends from 10 until 11 a.m. Tuesday at Moores Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers memorial contribution may be made to Epworth United Methodist Church Building Fund.
Visit www.mooresfuneralhome.com to express tributes.
Moores Funeral Home & Crematory has charge of arrangements.
Published on September 30, 2019


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