Paul Deaton, 74, died Monday, Sept. 23 at the Hazard ARH medical center.
He was born on Aug. 29, 1939, in Perry County, the son of the late Jerry Deaton and the late Rachel Begley Deaton. He was also preceded in death by his daughter, Lucinda Deaton, and brothers Luke and J.E. Deaton.
He is survived by sons Andrew Deaton of Hazard, and Gary and John Deaton of Tennessee; daughters Paula Sue Walden of Indiana and Peggy Deaton of Tennessee; brothers Silas Deaton of Indiana and Douglas H. Deaton of Hazard; sisters Anita Barger of Indiana, Mary E. Deaton Hazard, and Grace White of Michigan; and a host of grandchildren and other relatives and friends.
Arrangements are being handled by Engle-Bowling Funeral Home of Hazard. Visitation will be on Wednesday, Sept. 25 at the Davidson Baptist Church from 1 t 5 p.m. The interment will follow at the Government Cemetery located at Buckhorn.