News Death Notice

DEATON, Mickey age 79, of Middletown, Ohio, passed away Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at his residence. He was born December 5, 1934 in Chavies, Kentucky and lived in Middletown since 1951. Mickey served in the U.S. Army for two years. He was a long time expert carpet layer, working for both Montgomery Ward and Floorcraft. Preceding him in death were his parents, Brown and Pearl (White) Deaton; one brother, Tom Deaton, and one infant son. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Patricia (Short) Deaton; one daughter, Jessica Deaton; one grandson, Dylan Childers; two brothers, Bill Deaton, wife Sylvia and George Deaton; and many nieces, nephews and many beloved friends. Visitation will be Thursday, February 20, 2014 from 12:00 noon to 2:00 p.m. at the Herr-Riggs Funeral Home, 210 S. Main St., Middletown, followed by services at 2:00 p.m. Interment will be at Woodside Cemetery, Middletown, Ohio, with military honors by Middletown Combined Honor Guard. Memorial contributions may be made to his family. Arrangements by Herr-Riggs Funeral Home, 210 S. Main St., Middletown. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.herr-riggs.com

Funeral Home

Herr-Riggs Funeral Home
210 S Main St Middletown, OH 45044
(513) 422-4545

Published in Journal-News on Feb. 17, 2014