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RICHARD STEVEN DEAKINS

April 14, 1947 December 20, 2019
RICHARD STEVEN DEAKINS
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Richard “Rick” Deakins, 72 years of age, passed away on Friday, December 20, 2019. He is preceded in death by his parents, Jesse B. Deakins and Anna Ruth Chamberlain Deakins. Rick is survived by his loving wife of 47 years Bonnie Dinser Deakins; daughter, Dawn Neumann (Stefan); son, Andy Deakins (Stephenie); grandchildren, Max & Madilynn Neumann and Tucker & Hadley Deakins; and his sisters, Carolyn Miracle, Jessica Gifford, and Ruth Ann Sullivan. Rick served his country in the United States Army during Vietnam. He enjoyed fly fishing and deer hunting. He was a member of the VFW, American Legion, NRA, and Big Bone Baptist Church. Rick will be remembered as a good man that loved God, his family, and the country he so proudly served. Visitation will take place on Thursday, December 26, 2019 at Big Bone Baptist Church, 11036 Big Bone Church Road, Union, Kentucky 41091, beginning at 10:00 a.m. until the time of funeral service at 12:00 p.m., Pastor Mike Jones officiating. Burial with military honors will take place at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery North, Williamstown at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to Vietnam Veterans of America, 8719 Colesville Rd., Suite 100, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910 or at www.vva.org. Stith Funeral Homes, Florence is assisting the family. Online condolences may be left at www.stithfuneralhomes.com.

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Visitation

Thursday

26

Dec

10:00 AM 12/26/2019 10:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 12/26/2019 12:00:00 PM
Big Bone Baptist Church

11036 Big Bone Church Road
Union, KY 41091

Big Bone Baptist Church
11036 Big Bone Church Road Union 41091 KY
United States

Service

Thursday

26

Dec

12:00 PM 12/26/2019 12:00:00 PM
Big Bone Baptist Church

11036 Big Bone Church Road
Union, KY 41091

Big Bone Baptist Church
11036 Big Bone Church Road Union 41091 KY
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Kentucky Veterans Cemetery North Final Resting Place

205 Eibeck Lane
Williamstown, KY 41097

205 Eibeck Lane Williamstown 41097 KY
United States

Memorial Contribution

Vietnam Veterans of America

8719 Colesville Road
Suite 100
Silver Spring, MD 20910
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