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G.L. DEATON Obituary
April 7, 1937 - April 16, 2017 OKLAHOMA CITY G.L. was born to Slats & Ima Deaton in Castle, OK. His family relocated to a few different cities but made their permanent home in Oklahoma City. He attended Capitol Hill. A few years after high school, he enlisted in the United States Army and proudly served his country for over five years at which time he was medically retired. G.L. married Sue Tate in 1973, and they shared over 39 years of marriage together. G.L. was a Teamster for over 50 years and drove for Kings Van & Storage, Time D.C. and most recently, Yellow Freight until his retirement in 2012. GL and Sue loved working in the yard together. Although G.L. is no longer on this earth and will be missed by all who knew him, he will never be forgotten. He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Sue. He is survived by his brother, Mitchell Deaton; sister, Patti Hughes & husband Richard; sister, Glenda Yount; sister, Betty Yancy & husband Doc; sister, Judy Watkins & husband Bill; brother, Dr. Allen Deaton & wife Jean; numerous nieces and nephews; many extended family; and his dog, Gabby. Visitation will be tonight at Vondel Smith Mortuary South Lakes, 4-8 p.m. with family present 6-8 p.m. Funeral Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at Vondel Smith Mortuary South Lakes. To leave condolences, please visit www.vondelsmithmoruary.com www.vondelsmithmoruary.com
Published in The Oklahoman on Apr. 18, 2017
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