Mr. Kathen Gerald Veal, 73, a resident of LaGrange, GA passed away Thursday, August 2, 2018 at the EAMC Lanier Hospital in Valley, AL. Funeral services will be held on Monday, August 6, 2018 at 11:00 AM EST from the Riverview Pentecostal Church of God with Pastor Amy Messer officiating. Burial will be at the Highway Methodist Church in Randolph County, AL at 2:30 PM EST. Visitation will be Sunday from 6:00 – 8:00 PM EST at the church.
Mr. Veal was born in Wehadkee, AL on February 14, 1945. He served in the United States Air Force, and was a member of the Riverview Pentecostal Church of God.
Survivors include his children, Amy Messer (Tommy) & Jason Veal (Christy); two sisters, Mary Jewel Smith (Alvin) & Elsie Wilson (Larry); grandchildren, Kevin Messer (Anna), Robbie Knight, Kyle Messer (fiancé, Laci & son, Jace); Tiffany Messer (fiancée, Caleb Boone), Gage Veal, Max Veal, & Emma Veal; great-granddaughter, Avery Messer and numerous nieces & nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Hubert & Verna Veal; his wife Betty Arrington Veal and his daughter, Deah Knight.
Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home of Valley is directing.