Funeral service for Neal Deason, age 89, of Decatur, will be Wednesday, April 17, 2019, 1:00 p.m. at Shelton Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bryan Blass officiating. The family will receive friends for two hours prior to service. Interment will be in Burningtree Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Deason, who died Sunday, April 14, 2019, at Decatur Morgan Hospital, was born September 26, 1929, in Alabama to John C. Deason and Etta Reeves Deason. He was a U. S. Army veteran who served in the Korean War, and later worked as a machinist for NASA.
He is survived by his loving wife, Sarah Buice Deason of Decatur; two sons, Neal DeLynn Deason of Decatur, and Michael Keith Deason (Pamela K.) of Cherokee; three brothers, Johnny Deason (Gaylene) of Roanoke, Dennis Deason (Debra) of Wedowee, and Marvin Deason (Leslie) of Georgia; sister, Nina Faye Smith of Belton, TX; two grandchildren, Chris Deason (Jana) of Decatur, and Sean Michael Deason (Brittany) of Tri-Cities; and two great-grandchildren, Philip Christopher Deason and Hayden Deason, both of Decatur.
Pallbearers will be family and friends.