Roy Eugene Deal, Sr.

December 22, 1933 ~ February 26, 2014





Roy Eugene Deal, Sr., 80, of East Butler, Pennsylvania, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 3:10 a.m. at the VNA Inpatient Hospice.

He was born December 22, 1933 in North Washington, Pennsylvania to the late Lawrence Deal and Jennie (Collingwood) Deal.

Mr. Deal was a member of Faith Fellowship Alliance Church. He worked at Castle Rubber for 12 years, then worked at Don Black's Esso Station in Bon Aire for 5 years. Mr. Deal worked at Portman Dairy, while working at Portman Dairy he also worked for Shriver Bus Company. He retired from the Sunbeam Coal in 1993 after 18 years. After retirement he worked at the Butler Auto Auction from 2000 to 2008. He was a former Scout Master in East Butler. Mr. Deal was a greeter and usher at his church for many years and also served as a trustee. He especially enjoyed spending time with his family, grandchildren, great grandchildren and family gatherings and reunions. He enjoyed listening to southern gospel and county music. Mr. Deal was a member of Tanglewood Center. He enjoyed collecting vintage cars and coins.

Mr. Deal is survived by three sons, Roy Deal, Jr and his wife Lynn of Butler, PA, Terry Deal and his wife Brenda of Karns City, PA and Daniel Deal and his wife Debbie of Butler, PA; three daughters, Deborah Schulter of Butler, PA, Kathleen Deal of Butler, PA and Marcia Grates and her husband Danny of East Butler, PA; eighteen grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; one sister, Margaret (Peg) Cook of FL; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Marceda Belle Deal, whom he married on June 21, 1952, and who passed away on September 24, 2010; son-in-law George Schulter and two brothers, Howard "Lee" Deal and John Deal.

Friends will be received Saturday, March 1, 2014 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. at the Thompson - Miller Funeral Home, Inc., 124 East North Street, Butler, PA.

Visitation will also be Sunday, March 2, 2014 from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Faith Fellowship Alliance Church, 200 Faith Way - Fared Drive, Butler, PA. Funeral services will follow at 2:00 p.m. at the church with Reverend Richard Jenks and Van Brenlove officiating.

Burial will take place in the Greenlawn Burial Estates.

Family suggests donations be made to the Missionary Fund at Faith Fellowship Alliance Church, 200 Faith Way - Fared Drive, Butler, Pennsylvania 16001 or to Paralyzed Veterans of America,



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