Mr. James Richard Deason, 65, passed away Friday, March 8, 2013, at his home. He was born May 10, 1947, in Lancaster and was the son of Monnie Hudson Deason and the late J.T. Deason. He was the husband of Dianne Baskins Deason. Mr. Deason retired from Springs Industries and was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Dianne B. Deason; mother, Monnie H. Deason; a son, Roddney Deason and his wife, Jamie; a brother, Larry Deason and his wife, Hollis; two grandchildren, Devin Deason and Brittaney Deason; and special friends, Kevin and Jennifer Bailey and Justin Stillwell, all of Lancaster. The celebration of life memorial services for Mr. Deason are 11 a.m. Monday, March 11, at Bethlehem Baptist Church, 1841 N. Rocky River Road, officiated by the Rev. Jason Myers, with burial in the church cemetery. The family of Mr. Deason will receive friends immediately following the service in the family life center. In lieu of flowers the family request memorials be sent to Bethlehem Baptist Church building fund, 1841 N. Rocky River Road, Lancaster SC 29720 and Agape Hospice, 1317 Ebenezer Road, Rock Hill, SC 29732. An online guest register is available on the obituaries page at www.hartleyburgess.com.
Hartley-Burgess Funeral Home & Crematory of Lancaster is caring for the family of Mr. Deason.