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Charles Synclair Neal IV
Sunrise: January 3, 1976 - Sunset: November 28, 2014

The Neal, Patterson, Campbell, Dyer & Gaines Families announce with deep and profound regret the home going of Charles Synclair Neal, IV aka "Spyda the Wise Musician". This sudden and sad event occurred on Friday November 28, 2014 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

He is survived by his father Charles Synclair Neal III, his mother Arnita "Darlene" Patterson-Neal, seven sons, Zaqan Charles, Ervin Tyler, Mayan Synclair, Shamar Il, Zakar John, Shalahab & Shalamnapash, two brothers, Christopher M. Coker & Cornelius C. Neal (Lucy), one sister, Roberta F. Neal.

He also leaves to mourn his loss; his paternal grandparents Rev. Charles Synclair Neal II & Ethel Fairy Neal, five aunts Fairy Neal-Knuckles, Carolyn Neal, Elizabeth "Lulu" Neal-Maycole (Melvin), Melva "Jeannie" Gaines & Lillian Patterson-Woodward (Billy), seven uncles, John Hygliptus Neal, Sr., Rev. Thomas J. Patterson Rev. Elijah J. Patterson, Phillip Dion Gaines, Albert Atangana Neal, James Tamba (Arnette), Moses K. Neal, Sr., (Liberia), & Jarjay Kayai (Liberia), several cousins, a host of relatives and friends.

He was predeceased by his sister Dimanche Brenda, his maternal grandmother, Roberta Gaines-Wayne; his grandfathers Rev. Elijah J. Patterson, Sr., Izear "Big John" Gaines, his aunts Verdelle Neal-Cooper & Evelyn Patterson-Phillips, his uncles George D. Knuckles, Sr. and George R. Cooper.

Spyda, you are leaving a legacy and a void that no one will be able to fill. You will be sorely missed especially by your children who love you so much, your family, relatives and friends. Memories of you and your beautiful music you left behind will be indelibly etched in our collective minds for the rest of our lives. Rest in peace my gentle laid back giant with the radiant smile. I know that you are up there producing for the Angelic Choir. May the Most High be with you until we meet again.

WAKE KEEPING: Friday, December 19, 2014 - 6:00 pm – 10 pm
Quayle United Methodist Church
5001 N Everest Ave
Oklahoma City, OK 73111
(405) 424-2770

FUNERAL SERVICES: Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 11:00am
Quayle United Methodist Church
5001 N Everest Ave
Oklahoma City, OK 73111
(405) 424-2770

Trice Hill Cemetery
5101 N Coltrane Rd
Oklahoma City, Ok 73136
(405) 843-5771

Repast follows immediately after interment…

Contact numbers:
Charles Synclair Neal, III – (405) 816-7506 cell – (405) 677-1670 home
Arnita "Darlene" Neal – (405) 822-7677 cell
Rev. & Mrs. Charles Synclair Neal II – (405) 677-5640 home
John Hygliptus Neal, Sr. - (405) 496-7381 cell
Fairy Neal-Knuckles – (405) 822-1499 cell
Carolyn I. Neal – (713) 249-9379 cell
Elizabeth "Lulu" Neal-Maycole – (904) 537-1149 cell
Christopher M. Coker – (405) 492-4080
Roberta "Neicie" Neal – (405) 706-6842
Cornelius "Mister C" Neal - (405) 503-5438
Melvin F. Maycole – (405) 206-6646 cell
Bishop Bennie D. Warner – (405) 488-7368
Viola Smallwood-Robinson (405) 209-3246
Gwendolyn Roberts-Sharmue (405) 549-3680

List of surrounding hotels:

Hampton Inn South
920 SW 77th St
Oklahoma City, Ok 73129
Double $209 + tax per day
(405) 602-3400

Holiday Inn Express & Suites I-35
1629 S Prospect Ave
Oklahoma City, Ok 73129
(405) 602-6611 or (405) 736-100
Double $109 + tax per day
Week end special $99 + tax per day

La Quinta Inn and Suites
3003 W. Memorial Rd
Oklahoma City, Ok 73134
Double $104 + tax per day
(405) 755-7000

Fairfield Inn Oklahoma City South/Crossroads Mall
1101 East I-240 Service Road
Oklahoma City, OK 73149
2 Queen $80 + tax per day
(405) 634-9595

Ramada Inn South I-35
6800 S I-35 Service Rd
Oklahoma City, OK 73149
$62.00 per day + tax
(405) 631-3321

Days Inn I-35 Service Rd
2616 S I-35 Service Rd
Oklahoma City, OK 73129
Double 2 beds - $59 + tax per day
King $49 + tax per night
(405) 677-0521

*Rates subject to change close to holiday…