HICKORY----Carl Leroy Deal, 84, passed away August 4, 2013 at Catawba Regional Hospice after a period of declining health.
Carl was born September 25, 1928 in Catawba Co. to the late Cullen and Ora Munday Deal.
He was an active member of Shiloh Lutheran Church where he was on the church council and sang in the choir, self employed in the furniture industry and was a Korean War veteran who served in the Navy.
Surviving are his wife, Jackie Hollar Deal, of the home; sisters, Kathleen Raby, of Taylorsville and Josie Matthews, of Arden, NC; brother, Harold Deal, of Conover and a number of nieces and nephews.
Services will be Wednesday, August 7, at 2:00 P. M at Shiloh Lutheran Church with Rev. David L. Hefner officiating. Entombment will follow in Catawba Memorial Park with military rites conducted by American Legion Post #48. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 12:30 – 1:45 P. M. at the church.
Memorials may be made to Shiloh Lutheran Church, 1011 Shiloh Church Rd., Hickory, N. C. 28601 or to Catawba Regional Hospice, 3975 Robinson Rd., Newton, N. C. 28658.
Condolences may be made online at www.hickoryfh.com.
Hickory Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.