Marty Deck

Marty Edward Deck, 45, of Bald Knob, WV departed this world on Dec. 18, 2013.

Marty was a 1986 graduate of Scott High School, employed by Patriot Coal Company as a maintenance foreman. He was an MSHA Instructor, an EMT, a member of the Mine Rescue Team, and a certified electrician. He was a member of the Bandytown Church of Christ.

He is survived by his wife Sandy; sons, Jonathan Deck and Drew Price at home; daughters, Kristen Deck of Orangeburg, SC and Rachel Deck of Huntington, WV; parents, Marvin and Molly Deck of Jeffrey, WV; brother and sister-in-law, David and Rachel Deck and their daughter, Madalyn of Foster, WV.

Marty loved to take his family camping, fishing, hunting and loved taking care of his family. He was one of the sweetest men you could ever be fortunate enough to meet.

Funeral service was at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, Handley Funeral Home, Danville, WV with Timmy Bailey officiating. Burial followed in Memory Gardens, Madison.

You may express your condolences to the family at

Funeral Home

Handley Funeral Home - Danville
439 Phipps Ave. PO Box 175  Danville, WV 25053
(304) 369-0718

Published in The Coal Valley News from Dec. 24 to Dec. 25, 2013