Daniel Craig O'Neal

March 24, 1966August 26, 2019

Daniel Craig O’Neal, 53, passed peacefully from this life to be with the Lord on Monday, August 26, 2019. Services will be held at Lloyd James funeral home on Friday, August 30th at 2:00pm. Visitation will be prior to the service at 12:00pm. Brother-in-law, Jim Bell, will be the officiant.

Danny was born on March 24, 1966 in Tyler, Texas to Charles and Mary Beth O’Neal. He graduated from John Tyler High School and studied Horticulture at Tyler Junior College. He was active in the Delta Upsilon fraternity while at TJC. He was a gifted landscape designer, formerly co-owner of O’Neal Landscape, and later began his own landscaping business.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Mary Beth O’Neal; his sister, Kimberly O’Neal Carpenter; grandparents, Mr. & Mrs. James O’Neal and Mr. & Mrs. Jess Craig.

He is survived by his three loving children, Patrick, Brandon & Morgan O’Neal and their mother, Annette O’Neal, all of Tyler; father, Charles and stepmother, Linda O’Neal of Emory; sister, Kelley Bell and husband, Jim of Tyler; and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Many thanks to his amazing and supportive customers who have encouraged him, prayed for him, and allowed him to use his gifts of design and service.

Pallbearers will be Steven Barr, Ricky Cain, Sean Hidalgo, Danny Hudgins, Eddy Melton, Mark Pike, Perry Sparkman, and Woody Weaver, Jr.


  • Visitation Friday, August 30, 2019
  • Funeral Services Friday, August 30, 2019
  • Interment Friday, August 30, 2019


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Cheryl Murphy Sessums

August 31, 2019

Did not know you well, but knew enough to know your heart was pure and your fun-loving spirit was contagious

Dave & Carolyn Bain

August 30, 2019

We have always appreciated the work Danny did in our yard with his Father's crew. Always pleasant to visit with.
Dave and Carolyn Bain

Diane Weatherford Morris

August 30, 2019

Danny will be so missed by so many. I'm so sorry for your loss. Danny was so sweet and nice. So kind and gentle. He made you laugh and he was all around cool. I can't believe he's gone. But we'll see him again. God bless my friend!

Shelba and Walter Johnson

August 29, 2019

We are so sorry to learn that Danny has passed away.
Our family has known and loved Danny since he was a little boy.
We have many good and happy memories of him. We will miss him.

Sharon Owens

August 29, 2019

My prayers go out to this family, Danny was such a great person, he was a very dear friend of mine,and we had lots of great times together. He could always make me smile,and brought joy to many people.He will be missed by many!! Fly high my friend untill we meet again!! (Tell Gary I love and miss him)
R.I.P. Danny

Michelle Reed

August 29, 2019

For years and years often saw O’Neal landscaping crew driving around town to next job. Rest easy now Danny

Rita Pannell

August 29, 2019

Dear Charles, Linda and family, Bobbie and I are so very sorry to learn of your loss. Our hearts and prayers go out to you. We will not be able to attend but we will be praying for your peace and comfort.
~ Bobbie Pannell and Rita Pannell