Dr. James “Jim” Morris O’Neal ’67
Dr. James “Jim” Morris O’Neal, 81, passed peacefully on Monday, Jan. 6, 2020. at his home in Oxford. Jim was preceded in death by his parents Lucien and Inez O’Neal of McComb, Miss.
Jim loved the field of chemistry and earned degrees in the science field from Tulane University, The University of Mississippi, culminating with a Ph.D. from The University of Southern Mississippi.
Most recently serving as a chemistry professor at The University of Mississippi, Jim enjoyed a long and diverse professional career including teaching positions at Grand Valley State University in Michigan, The University of Louisiana at Monroe, and the U.S. Army Chemical School at Fort McClellan, Ala., where he served as an active duty officer in the rank of Captain.Read More