Monday May 2, 1938
East Liverpool Review
FORMERE VAUDEVILLE TROUPER HERE TAKEN
Eddie Neal, 51, former East Liverpool vaudeville trouper, died in his home in Marion early Sunday morning.
The body was removed to the home of his wife’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Shields in Newark, where funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. Burial will be in Newark.
Mr. Neal was born in East Liverpool, a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Thomas E. Neal. His father was a contractor painter and paperhanger here for many years. Mr. Neal left here during the World war and traveled on the Keith vaudeville circuit for about seven or eight years. He was with the Singer Sewing Machine Co. for about six years, having been superintendent in the Marion district since last September.
Besides his wife, he is survived by two daughters; two brothers, Thomas H. Neal of Chester, and Charles J. Neal of Lisbon, and two sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth Friednaugh of Lancaster, and Mrs. Kate Jadwin of Pleasant City, O.