OBITUARY: Kenneth Lee Veal


Kenneth Lee Veal, Age 83, formerly of Douglas, GA, passed away at his daughter’s home in Lebanon, TN on April 8th, 2023.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Eston and Cora Veal and brother, Billy Edward Veal.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Joan Marie Veal; son, Kenneth Paul Veal; daughter, Maria Lee (Alberto) Vazquez; brother, Hershel Lee Veal; grandchildren, Christopher Veal (Nicole Rogers), Robert Riggins, Timothy Riggins (Corie Harper), Angela (Joshua) Stubbs, Crystal Snyder, Leonardo (Yesenia) Santana, Maria Gibbons; great-granchildren, Sage, Lauren and Luke Veal, Landon Riggins, Olivia Tyre, Spencer and Charlotte Stubbs, Nelly, Roxanna, Michelle, and Leonardo Jr. Santana; sister-in-law, Myrtle Veal as well as many nieces, nephews, and other loving family members.

Kenneth was born in Douglas, GA. Upon graduation from Coffee High School, he enlisted in the Air Force and served for 21 years including a tour in Vietnam from ‘70-‘71. After retirement from the Air Force, he started Veal’s Lawn Service which he ran for over 30 years. He had a passion for fishing and woodworking and enjoyed spending time with his family.

There will be a private family gathering in Lebanon, TN on Saturday, April 15th. A memorial service will take place in Douglas, GA at a later date.

Partlow Funeral Chapel is in care of arrangements | 615-444-7007 |

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