Carlton Joseph Neal, age 87, passed away on Thursday, May 2, 2019 at Chateau Terrebonne. Carlton was a native of Pointe-Aux-Chenes and a resident of Houma. “I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith”
2 Timothy 4:7-8
Carlton is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Norma Jane Luke Neal; sons, Christopher and Nathan Neal; daughter, Pamela Neal; grandchildren, Krista Neal Cheramie and husband Ryan of Morgan City, Lauren Neal of Austin, Texas; great-grandchildren, Rose and Rylee Cheramie; step-brothers, Wendell, and Lawrence Neal, Jr.; step-sisters, Julia Ledet, and Irene Henry. Carlton is also survived by his step-mother, Marjorie Neal.
Carlton was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Many knew him by being such a great man who loved his family dearly. He worked hard to provide for his family and leaves a loving legacy behind. He was a Tugboat Captain for many years and worked around Venice along the Mississippi river. Carlton was well known for his talents of being a “jack of all trades”. Carlton was a parishioner of Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary and served as an Usher for many years. Carlton proudly served our country in the United States Army.