Herman Neal Lake, 47, of Prosperity, died Saturday, January 14, 2023.
Born on December 29, 1975 in Newberry, he was a son of Bertha Farr Lake and the late John David Lake. Neal was a graduate of Mid-Carolina High School and worked along with father at A and L Logging for many years. He later went to work for Jeremy's Timber. He was a member and former Deacon at Sardis Baptist Church. Neal enjoyed deer hunting and fishing. He loved the Auburn Tigers and riding motorcycles. Neal loved to dance and to have a good time. He enjoyed shooting pool and teaching his grand kids how to do it. Neal loved spending time with his family and friends.
He is survived by his mother, Bertha Lake; his wife, Shirley Rodgers Lake; a son, Austin Lake; step-daughter, Brandi (Crystal) Viera; a sister, Denise (Dave) Sedon; grandchildren, Austin Quattlebaum, Connor Quattlebaum, Nolan Quattlebaum, and Addison Quattlebaum; a son-in-law, Michael Quattlebaum.
He was predeceased by his father, John David Lake and by his brother, David Lake.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, January 21, 2023 at the Lake Murray Wildlife Island .
Honorary pallbearers will be Evans Johnson, Rickey Sexton, Henry Hyler, Jamie Boozer, Drake Johnson, and Dave Sedon.