PERRY – Neal McLaurin, 66, entered into his Heavenly home Thursday, August 29th, 2013 surrounded by his loved ones. Neal grew up in Wagener, SC. After graduating high school, he joined the Marines and served in Vietnam. He retired from Lexington County Public Works. Neal was an active member of the community, VFW Post 6304, Perry Town Councilman, and Chairman of the Deacon Board at Rocky Grove Baptist Church. Neal was a loving husband of 47 years to Maggie McLaurin; father to Patrick (Lara) and Michael (Ellen); Papa to Holly (Patrick), Meagan, Ashley (Jason), and Macey and 5 great-grand-kids with one more on the way; brother to Ann (Phillip) Widener. He was preceded in death by his parents LK and Iris McLaurin and brother Dan McLaurin. The family will receive friends on Saturday, August 31st from 5-7 PM at Blizzard Funeral Home Chapel 163 Main Street South, Wagener, SC. The funeral will be held at 5:30PM on Sunday, September 1st at Rocky Grove Baptist Church, 332 Rocky Grove Road Salley, SC. Pallbearers will be the deacons and close friends and honorary pallbearers will be the Senior Adult Sunday School class and the ramp committee. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the ramp ministry at Rocky Grove Baptist Church, PO Box 508 Salley, SC 29137 or Tri-County Hospice, 105 Rodriguez Court Orangeburg, SC 29118.