Remembering David Neusel of Big Ed’s Pizza

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT)-- Big Ed's Pizza has been an eating tradition for families for a couple of generations, but the passing of its owner David Neusel has left a big void in the hearts of many East Tennesseans.

Neusel passed away Tuesday of heart and kidney failure due to a virus that settled in, and weakened, his heart about 2 years ago.

Big Ed's Pizza will remain open and continue operations as normal, except during the days of the funeral:
Monday, November 4, 2013 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 327 Vermont Ave., Oak Ridge, Tennessee with the Rev. Fr. Michael Woods officiating. Receiving of friends from 4 - 7 p.m. Funeral Mass from 7 – 8 p.m. Reception / additional receiving of friends from 8 – 10 p.m. Monday, November 11, 2013 there will be a military service.

In lieu of flowers, please contribute to the charity of your choice in David’s name.

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