Claude Vincent Deats, Jr., 87, of Youngville, passed away Friday morning, July 10, 2015 at his home. He was born in Endicott, NY, the son of the late Frances and Claude V. Deats, Sr. and was a veteran of the US Army serving in the Korean War.
Mr. Deats was a retired engineer with IBM and was a member of Youngsville Baptist Church where he was a deacon.
Funeral services will be held at 2 o’clock Sunday afternoon, July 12, 2015 at Youngsville Baptist Church with the Rev. Dr. Charles Stratton officiating. Burial will follow in the Youngsville Cemetery with military honors.
Mr. Deats is survived by his wife of 68 years, Rhea S. Deats; son, Mark Deats and wife, Rachelle, of Youngsville; grandchildren, Marshall Deats and Sarah Deats Griffin and husband, Jack.
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Flowers are welcome or memorial contributions may be made to the Youngsville Baptist Church Window Fund, P. O. Box 297, Youngsville, NC 27596.
Friends may visit with the family 1-2 Sunday afternoon prior to the service at Youngsville Baptist Church, 315 E. Main Street, Youngsville, NC 27596.
A service of Bright Funeral Home & Cremation Center. (919-556-5811)