News Death Notice

DEATON, David B. age 42, of Lebanon, Ohio, passed away Saturday, December 1, 2012 at Bethesda Arrow Springs Hospital in Lebanon. He was born August 7, 1970 in Dayton, Ohio. David had been employed at Hamilton Fixtures, Martin's Excavating and Wilson's Well Drilling. Preceding him in death were a brother, Steven K. Deaton in 1984; and a step-sister, Michelle Dovel. He is survived by one son, Wyatt R. Deaton; his mother, Janet (Al) Dovel; his father, Michael (Scharlene) Deaton; two brothers, Michael Deaton and Levi Deaton; and his maternal grandmother, Sarah Blankenship. Visitation will be Wednesday, December 5, 2012 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Herr-Riggs Funeral Home, 210 S. Main St., Middletown. Graveside services will be Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. at Fairview Cemetery, Gratis, Ohio, with Pastor Terry Ball officiating. Arrangements by Herr-Riggs Funeral Home, 210 S. Main St., Middletown.

Published in Journal-News on Dec. 4, 2012