Deontay Gregory Keith Earls was granted his angel wings on September 23, 2017, after battling a lifelong illness. Born February 13, 2009 in San Antonio, Texas to Nichole Renee Johnson and Terrence Keith Earls Sr. Deontay was predeceased by one brother Terrence Keith Earls Jr. Deontay is survived by his loving adopted grandmother, DeCarlo (Joe); parents Nicole and Terrence; brother Demarius Christopher Earls and brother/uncle James (Dashannon) Johnson of San Antonio TX; sister Victoria Renee Johnson; sisters/aunts Nikita (Miguel) DelRio of Jacksonville, FL; Nina (Anthony) Tucker of Hendersonville, TN; maternal grandfather James Johnson Jr of San Antonio, TX; paternal grandparents; Special aunt Sharon Malone; aunts Brenda, Diane, Willette, Sandra, Sharon, Sheila, Simone & Sylvia; uncles Steven, Willie Jr & Jerome; a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation Sunday, October 1, 2017 from 12 to 8:00 p.m. Family hour from 5 to 6:00 p.m. Funeral Service Monday, October 2, 2017 at 11:00 am. all services at the Guy and Allen Chapel, 2959 West 11th Ave. Gary, IN. Interment Fern Oaks Cemetery.