Everett 'Frito' Jackson McNeal

Dec. 07, 2012 @ 12:26 AM

Everett “Frito” Jackson McNeal, age 72 of Kodak, formerly of Sevierville, passed away Thursday, December 6, 2012. After serving his country in the United States Air Force for four years, he worked with Frito-Lay and retired after 35 years. He also worked with Dollywood and Splash Country where he became friends with many. Mr. McNeal was a Mason and a lifetime member of the Gatlinburg Elks Lodge where he helped with many projects to help those in need.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Jack and Lera McNeal.

His survivors include: wife, Cathy Chapman McNeal; daughters, Shari Switzer and husband Lamar, Jerri King and husband Stan; son, Chad McNeal; grandchildren, Cory Switzer, Shelby Switzer, Hayley King, Madison King, Keely McNeal; brother, Joe McNeal and wife Jean; sister, Linda Greer; step-mother, Mary McNeal; sister-in-law, Jan Hickman; many special nieces and nephews.

Memorial donations may be made to The Shoe Fund, BPOE 1925/ Gatlinburg Elks Lodge, 968 Parkway, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, 37738.

The family will receive friends 5-6 p.m. Saturday, December 15, with a memorial service to follow at 6 p.m. in the chapel of Atchley Funeral Home.

www.atchleyfuneralhome.com