August 15, 1942 - July 29, 2020
GREENFIELD – William G. “Bill” Deaton Jr., age 77, of Greenfield, passed away on Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at Greenwood Healthcare Center. He was born in Jackson, Kentucky on August 15, 1942 to William G. and Ida (Rose) Deaton. He graduated from Jackson High School. Bill married Betty (Tucker) on December 16, 1966 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He worked for Grunau Fire Protection in Indianapolis for 30 years before retiring as the superintendent in 2005. Bill loved fishing, being on the water, and watching NASCAR. He was a very happy go lucky guy and known for his pranks and funning sayings. Bill is survived by his wife, Betty Deaton of Greenfield; son, Scott (Vonda) Deaton of New Palestine; daughter, Kimberly (Brady) Marshall of Indianapolis; two grandchildren, Morgan Deaton of New Palestine and Madison Marshall of Indianapolis; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents; and sister, Helen Hurt. Visitation will be held on Sunday, August 2, 2020, from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at Erlewein Mortuary & Crematory, 1484 W. US Hwy. 40, Greenfield, IN 46140. A funeral service will be held on Monday, August 3, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. at the mortuary. Burial will follow at New Palestine Cemetery in New Palestine. As a reminder, masks are required in public indoor spaces and please practice social distancing. The family would like to thank Greenwood Healthcare Center for the compassionate care they provided. Memorial contributions may be made by mail to the National Kidney Foundation, Inc., 30 East 33rd Street, New York, NY 10016, by website at https://www.kidney.org/ or American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 15829, Arlington, VA 22215, by website at https://www.diabetes.org/. Envelopes will be available at the mortuary. Friends may share a memory or condolence at www.erleweinmortuary.com.
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