George Dotson Neel of Dallas died Sept. 26, 2010.
He was born Aug. 18, 1934, in Dallas, and he soon moved to Wylie where he spent his childhood.
Mr. Neel was a veteran of the Korean War and attended the University of North Texas (formerly known as North Texas State University).
After 30 years of service, Mr. Neel retired from MKT Railroad to spend time with his wife, Diane. His family members said he enjoyed reading, history, music and walking in his neighborhood.
Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Diane Neel of Dallas; daughter, Sylvia Walker and her husband Ron of La Porte; brother, Billy Russell and his wife Valerie of Irving; sister, Margaret Dill of Oklahoma City, Okla; nieces, Renee Press of Plano and Dorlinda Dill of Oklahoma City, Okla; great-nephews and great-niece, Justin Cross, Kody Shipley and Kaetlin Martin.
No formal services will be held.