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Ryan Neal

November 4, 1977 — July 3, 2022

Virginia Beach, VA- Formerly of St. Paul, MN

Ryan Michael Neal, age 44, of Virginia Beach, Virginia, formerly of St. Paul, Minnesota, passed tragically on Sunday, July 3, 2022.

Preceded in death by paternal and maternal grandparents; and cousins, Nick and John III. Survived by children, Erin (John) Stringfellow, Zachary Neal, and Caden Harrelson; parents, Michael and Marylin; and siblings, Jessica (Frederick) King, Aaron, Michelle, Daniel, Benjamin, Andrea (Erick) Lowen, Lisha (Adam) King, and Deborah (Edgar) Gonzalez; and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Ryan was a machinist employed by Fair Lead in Virginia Beach, Virginia. He graduated number one in his class with an associate degree from St. Paul College. He enjoyed outdoor activities like canoeing, kayaking, and camping. He loved to ride his motorcycle and was dedicated to helping his friends fix their vehicles. Recently Ryan joined a bowling league with his special friend, Melissa and found great joy in spending time with her. He showed his love with his many jokes and pranks and his willing heart to help anyone in need. Our memories of Ryan will be held in our hearts forever. We will never forget him.

Visitation 1-3 PM with Funeral Service 3 PM, Monday, July 18, 2022 at Kok Funeral Home, 7676 80th St. S., Cottage Grove, MN 55016. Burial to follow at Newport Cemetery, Newport, MN.

Please feel free to support Ryan's family through the GoFundMe that has been set up. (Click on the GoFundMe hyperlink).

LIVESTREAM INFORMATION:  For those who would like to participate in Ryan’s service via livestream, you can watch the service at 3 PM, Monday, July 18, 2022.  It can be viewed by scrolling to the bottom of this page, and "CLICK PLAY" to begin.  Please leave a message of support on our Tribute Wall to let the family know you were able to watch the service.  If you are having troubles with the Livestream, the service will be available to watch later in the day.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Monday, July 18, 2022

1:00 - 3:00pm (Central time)

Kok Funeral Home - Cottage Grove

7676 80th St S, Cottage Grove, MN 55016

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Monday, July 18, 2022

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7676 80th St S, Cottage Grove, MN 55016

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Hastings Avenue and 65th Street S.

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