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Tuesday July 7th, 2020
5:00pm - 7:00pm

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Tuesday July 7th, 2020
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Rodney K. "Rod" Deaton

Rodney K. “Rod” Deaton, age 49, of Verona, OH and formerly of Middletown, OH passed away Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at the Ohio State Medical Center.  He was born December 21, 1970 in Middletown, OH to the late Angelo and Ellavern Deaton.  He was employed at Land O’Lakes Inc./Purina Animal Nutrition as a forklift operator in Vandalia, OH.  He was an avid Dallas Cowboys, Ohio State Buckeyes and Cincinnati Reds fan.  He loved all of his family and had a heart of gold.   He is survived by his wife Wendy Deaton of Verona; daughters Brittany Deaton of Xenia, Courtney Deaton of Miamisburg and Kelsey (husband Dalton) Gunter of Tacoma, Washington; sons Aaron Deaton of Miamisburg, Caelan Stewart of Eaton and Gavin Harshman of Verona; and “mom” Loria (husband Vern) Brunswick of Eaton.  Visitation will be held on Tuesday, July 7, 2020 from 5:00 pm until time of funeral service at 7:00 pm at the Girton Schmidt & Boucher Gard Funeral Home, 226 West Main Street, Eaton, OH with Dr. Rev. Raymond Rothwell officiating.  Memorial contributions may be sent to the Humane Society of Preble County, P.O. Box 72, Eaton, OH 45320. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.gsbfuneralhome.com.

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Guestbook

Love you Rodney - thank you for being a great friend with me for years - you will be missed dearly. Wendy he told me how much he loved you and was so happy to be your man and always remember Barbara and I are always here for you

Dennis Gray Jul 7 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Rodney Deaton

Dennis Gray Jul 7 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Rodney Deaton

Jennifer Jackson Jul 7 2020 12:00 AM

We love you! I picked these flowers because they are Cowboys colors! I think Dad would love them. Make sure to take a flower and save it!

The Gunters Jul 6 2020 12:00 AM

Kelsey and Family, please accept our condolences. We send you thoughts of comfort.

The AFSC/Magellan NPSP Team Jul 6 2020 12:00 AM

With deepest sympathies, The Hobbs family

Stephanie Hobbs Jul 5 2020 12:00 AM

All my love and sympathy.

Crystal Bryant Jul 2 2020 12:00 AM

Heartfelt condolences, Your Eaton Compressor Family

Tribute Store Jul 2 2020 12:00 AM

Wendy, You and the family are in our thoughts. Sending hugs, love and prayers your way.

April Weldy Jul 1 2020 12:00 AM

I love you my cousin I'm gonna miss you

Betty Jul 1 2020 12:00 AM

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