Eddie Dwight “Ike” O'Neal, 70, of Newport, died Friday, March 24, 2017, at his home.

Eddie Dwight “Ike” O’Neal, 70, of Newport, died Friday, March 24, 2017, at his home.

He served in the Army from 1966 to 1968 and retired from civil service as an aircraft engine mechanic at Cherry Point.

Funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Beaufort, with the Rev. John B. Carlisto officiating. A reception will follow in the church parish hall.

He is survived by his wife, Helen S. O’Neal; one sister, Sally Hardy of Norfolk, Va.; and one brother, Oren O’Neal of Charlotte.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at Brooks Funeral Home, Morehead City.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 215 Ann St., Beaufort, NC 28516.