Rev. Zack Walton McNeal

Rev. Zack Walton McNeal, age 84 of Rothell Road, Toccoa passed away Monday, June 20, 2022 at his residence.

A son of the late Charles Walton McNeal and Vitena Jones McNeal, he was born August 22, 1937 in Opp, Alabama, having lived most of his life in Northeast Georgia.  He was a retired United Methodist Minister having served in churches in Northeast Georgia and currently a member of Allen’s United Methodist Church where he had previously served as Pastor.  He was preceded in death by his parents and by a brother, Charles David McNeal.

Survivors include his wife of 65 years of the home, Martha Meacham McNeal; daughter and son-in-law, Joy and Cranley Ward of Baldwin, Georgia; son, John McNeal of Demorest, Georgia; grandson, Thomas Lee Ward and his wife Hanna of Denver, Colorado; brothers and sister-in-law, Gerald and Carolyn McNeal and Paul McNeal both of North Augusta, South Carolina; a number of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be Saturday, June 25, 2022, 12:00 noon at Allen’s United Methodist Church with The Reverend Paul Garner, The Reverend Joe Greene, The Reverend Thomas Ward and Dr. Lindsey Martin officiating.  The following gentlemen will serve as pallbearers, Sammy Howe, Bill Howe, Wayne Caudell, Daniel Barnes, Mike Carson and Tim Bryant.

The family will receive friends at Allen’s United Methodist Church on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until the service time.  Online condolences may be left for the family at

Flowers are optional.  Memorials may be made to Wellroot Family Services, 1967 Lakeside Parkway, Suite 400, Tucker, Georgia 30084 or Alzheimers Association, 225 N. Michigan Avenue, FI 17, Chicago, Illinois 60601 in memory or Rev. Zack Walton McNeal.

Interment will follow in the Allen’s United Methodist Church Cemetery with the Acree-Davis Funeral Home and Crematory in charge of the arrangements for Rev. Zack Walton McNeal.