Benjamin Deal Obituary

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Benjamin Deal

May 8, 1927 - October 4, 2013
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Statesboro, Ga. Mr. Benjamin H. "Ben" Deal, age 86, died Friday night at his residence after a yearlong illness. Mr. Deal was born May 8, 1927 to Josie Skinner Deal and William Prather Deal. He was a native of Bulloch County and attended Bulloch County schools. He served in the U.S. Army and saw duty in France during WWII. Mr. Deal was a heating and air conditioner technician having been employed in Beaufort, S.C. Mr. Deal moved back to Statesboro in 1968 and began a 13 year employment with H.A. Sack, Inc. He was then employed with the City of Statesboro as City Inspector from which he retired in 1992. Mr. Deal worked part-time for...
Statesboro, Ga.
Mr. Benjamin H. "Ben" Deal, age 86, died Friday night at his residence after a yearlong illness. Mr. Deal was born May 8, 1927 to Josie Skinner Deal and William Prather Deal. He was a native of Bulloch County and attended Bulloch County schools. He served in the U.S. Army and saw duty in France during WWII. Mr. Deal was a heating and air conditioner technician having been employed in Beaufort, S.C. Mr. Deal moved back to Statesboro in 1968 and began a 13 year employment with H.A. Sack, Inc. He was then employed with the City of Statesboro as City Inspector from which he retired in 1992. Mr. Deal worked part-time for several years as inspector with the City of Brooklet. He was a member of Southeast Bulloch Athletic Booster Club and Brooklet Kiwanis Club, as secretary for 19 years, resigning in August 2012 due to ill health. Mr. Deal had been an active member of Brooklet Primitive Baptist Church and Gracewood Baptist Church. He was a member of Brooklet First Baptist Church at the time of his death.
Mr. Deal was preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Jeannete Bird Deal; siblings, Dorothy Deal Malloy, William Fulton Deal, Frances Deal McElveen and an infant sister.
Surviving are, his wife, Evelyn Dale Waters Deal; daughters, Janet Deal, Janine Deal and Charlene Deal, all of Statesboro, and Janet (Al) Bennett of Brooklet; sons, Al (Anna) Deal, Columbia,S.C., Brian (Christy) Deal, Brooklet, Glenn (Lisa) Davis, Statesboro, Russell (Mischel) Davis, Brooklet and Mark (Sara) Davis, Bonaire, GA; grandchildren, Andy and Sara Deal, Columbia, SC., Galin, Kelsey and Brianna Deal, Statesboro, Landon and Raegan Deal, Brooklet, Nikki (James) Willis, Brooklet, Brooke (John David) Gifford, Decatur, Will Davis, Nashville,TN, Ashley Bennett, Brooklet, Heather Davis, Savannah, Lauren and Kara Davis, Mobile, AL, Tiffany (Roger) Guerrero, Brooklet and Jason(Leigh) Scott, Sandersville; 2 sisters and brothers-in-law, Betty and Gerald Whitaker, Statesboro and Hilda and Arthur Forbes, Summerville, SC; great-grandchildren, Savanna Deal, Justin Willis, Davis Gifford, Spencer, Sidney and Sammy Guerrero, Taylor Scott, several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Visitation for Mr. Deal will be held Sunday evening 4:00pm to 7:00pm at Hodges-Moore Funeral Home.
Funeral Service will be held Monday at 11:00 a.m. at the Brooklet First Baptist Church with Rev. Robert Crosby and Rev. Bill Eckles officiating.
Burial will be in Middleground Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Andy Deal, Will Davis, Ashley Bennett, James Willis, Rob Forbes and Billy Nesmith.
Honorary Pallbearers will be the members of the Brooklet Kiwanis Club.
Hodges-Moore Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Please visit our online memorial at www.hodgesmoore.com to sign the online register and share fond memories with the Deal Family

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