Matthew C. “Matt” Neal, age 34 of New Castle passed away unexpectedly Sunday, May 3, 2020 at his home in New Castle.
He was born September 25, 1985 in New Castle a son of Mark Steven Neal and Sandra K Wooldridge Neal. He was a graduate of New Castle High School, class of 2004. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He also enjoyed his computer, taking walks through the park, fishing, camping, swimming and loved music. He attended church camps as a youth for several years and the kids nicknamed him “Bull Dog”. Matt also helped establish a memorial garden at New Castle High School. He was baptized at the First Freewill Baptist Church and attended often. He will be missed very much by all who knew him. Left to cherish his memory include his mother Sandra K. Neal, grandmothers Nina Jacobs and Phyllis Neal. Brothers Ryan (Crystle) Neal and Eric Steven Neal. Uncle Larry (Donna) Asberry. Aunts Tana (Charlie) Black, Vicki (Gary) Browning and Marla (Terry) Laurie. Nieces and nephews Mandy Belt, Brian Belt, Brooklyn, Savannah and Little Ryan. Also several cousins.
He was preceded in death by his father, grandfathers William Wooldridge and Oscar Neal. Several uncles and cousins.
Friends may call 4pm -6pm Thursday, May 7th, 2020 at Macer-Hall Marcum & Moffitt Funeral Home, Main Street Chapel. Service will follow at 6pm at the funeral home and will be live streamed on the funeral home’s Facebook page. Rev. Larry Neal will be officiating. Online condolences may be expressed at