1st Sergeant Thomas Deal U.S. Army Ret. of Dothan, AL. passed away Thursday, June 24, 2010. He was 83.Funeral services with full military honors will be held at 2 P.M. Saturday, June 26, 2010, at the Ward Wilson Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Roy Rogers officiating. Burial will follow in Memory Hill Cemetery under the direction of Ward Wilson Funeral Home.
The family will be receiving friends at the funeral home from 1 to 2 P.M. Saturday, June 26, 2010, one hour prior to the service. Flowers will be accepted.
Tom was born on December 9, 1926, in Kinsey, Alabama, the son of the late John Deal and Lillian Wright Deal. He was a true American hero, a veteran of WW II, Korea, and Vietnam. He was a true Auburn Tigers fan and enjoyed entertaining friends and family at home under the shade tree in the backyard.
He is preceded in death by his parents, and one sister.
He is survived by his wife, Judy Deal, son, Thomas Deal, Jr., daughters, Carol Livsey and Susan Jones, seven grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, five step-children and 15 step-grandchildren.www.wardwilson.com