Neal E. Starkey, Sr., 93, of Greenville, SC, husband of Mary Jo Starkey, passed away on Saturday, May 7, 2011. He is survived by his son, Neal Starkey, Jr., daughter, Mrs. Galt (Gail) Brewer and four beloved grandchildren. Born in Louisville, NE, Mr. Starkey moved from GE in Schenectady, NY, in the late 1960’s to be the Engineering Manager of the newly forming General Electric plant in Greenville. He admired the far-sightedness of county leaders and the work ethic and character of people of this area. It was with great pride he witnessed the success of the Greenville GE plant over the years.