Son pays tribute to late father with tongue-in-cheek obituary

According to Houston's KPRC, after 74-year-old Howard Wayne Neal of Lolita died Sept. 11, his son, Eric, decided to pay a humorous tribute to his late father, known as Wayne.

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"Wayne Neal has exited his rickety old body, having lived twice as long as he expected and way longer then [sic] he deserved," Eric Neal wrote in his father's obituary, which appeared in the Victoria Advocate. "He often wished in his later years that he had not treated his body like a Tavern [sic]."

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Eric described his dad as "a modest man who very seldom bragged about all of his treasures on Facebook."

"By the Way [sic], who the hell taught him about Facebook?" Eric wrote.

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Wayne also "had a passion for old cars, scotch, his construction company, scotch, travel and oh yeah scotch. Did we mention scotch?" Eric wrote.

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Wayne "is survived by his favorite son Buddy and another kid, some grandchildren, a few more great grandchildren, a trilogy of brothers, and one sister," Eric added. KPRC reports that Buddy was Wayne's dog.

>> Read the entire obituary here

Posted by Wayne Neal on Saturday, August 31, 2013

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