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Sgt Elbert Joel “Joe” Deaton

Sgt Elbert Joel “Joe” Deaton

Birth
Walhalla, Oconee County, South Carolina, USA
Death 10 Nov 2012 (aged 83–84)
Westminster, Oconee County, South Carolina, USA
Burial Westminster, Oconee County, South Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 100490536 · View Source
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Westminster – Retired Sgt. Elbert "Joe" Joel Deaton, 84, of 1039 Doyle Street, went home to be with the Lord, November 10, 2012 with his family by his side with help of Gentiva Hospice.

Born in Oconee County to Charles and Layla Deaton, he was a Veteran of the United States Army and the United States Navy serving for 22 years during the Vietnam Era and Korean Conflict. Mr. Deaton also was a S.C. State Constable and a member of the Westminster American Legion. He was a member of the Ole Country Church.

Survivors include his loving wife of 61 years, Mildred Lou Lusk Deaton; children, Elaine Smith (Sonny), Keith Deaton (Melaine) and Kevern Deaton (Marla) all of Westminster; grandchildren, Kendra Muclchy, Kevern "Jay" Deaton, Jr., Elizabeth Daugherty, Meghanne Lyle (Michael), Keith "Kebo" Deaton, II, (Kristina), Amanda McKern, and Allen Deaton; 6 great-grandchildren; sisters, Nellie Thomas of G.A., Mildred Burrell of Salem, Ester Jackson of Pendleton, and Evangline Crowe also of Salem; and special family members, Frankie and Rhonda Pearson, Brett and Renea Phillips, and Jeff Bates.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his stepmother, Hellen Adams Deaton; son, Elbert Deaton, Jr.; brothers, Alton "Bill" Deaton, and Ernest Deaton; sister, Beaulah Howell, and grandson, Kelley Joel Smith.

A funeral service will be held 11 AM, Monday, November 12, 2012 from the chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Heritage Memorial Gardens with full military honors.

This was taken from Sandifer funeral home's web site


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  • Created by: Edna Deaton Tollison
  • Added: 10 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100490536
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Elbert Joel “Joe” Deaton (1928–10 Nov 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100490536, citing Heritage Memorial Gardens, Westminster, Oconee County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Edna Deaton Tollison (contributor 47614596) .