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David R O'Neal

October 2, 1954 — September 6, 2018

David R. O’Neal, 63, lifelong resident of Siloam Springs, passed away Thursday, September 6, 2018 at his home.

David was born on October 2, 1954, in Siloam Springs, a son of Chester O’Neal and Evelyn Powers O’Neal.  He was a truck driver for many years, including driving for the Nolan Robertson Company lastly. He enjoyed rebuilding old cars and was a handy man.

He is survived by his wife, Brenda O’Neal of the home; one daughter, Melissa Smith of Tulsa, OK; one grandson, Garrett Smith of Tulsa, OK; two step children, Christy Arnold of PA and Christopher Johnson of Bentonville; one brother, Douglas R. O’Neal of Siloam Springs and one sister, Katherine Burton of Gravette.

Visitation will be held at the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home of Siloam Springs on Saturday, September 8, 2018 from 9:00am to 12:00pm.

Private burial will follow under the directions of the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home of Siloam Springs. To sign online guestbook please go to


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Saturday, September 8, 2018

9:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Backstrom Pyeatte Funeral Home - Siloam Springs

1401 E Main St, Siloam Springs, AR 72761

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