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William Cecil Deal

October 1, 1943 — May 1, 2024

South Boston, VA

William Cecil Deal

Mr. William Cecil Deal of South Boston, VA passed away on Wednesday, May 1, 2024 at the Hock Family Pavilion in Durham, NC. He was born in Durham, NC October 1, 1943 and was 80 years old.  

He was the son of the late Clyde Deal and the late Lola Mae Heatherly Deal and was married to Doris Russell Deal who survives.  He was a retired painter and a member of Grace Baptist Church.  He was an avid gin rummy player, played cornhole, followed NASCAR, but mostly, he adored his family, especially his grandchildren. He will be missed by all that knew him.

Survivors include:
 His wife
 Doris R. Deal of South Boston
 Two sons
 Billy Irvin Deal (Michelle) of South Boston
 John Matthew Deal (Janet) of South Boston
 One brother
 Jay Lee Deal of South Boston
Two sisters
 Carolyn D. Moon of Oxford, NC
 Doris D. Lee of Oxford NC
 Seven grandchildren
 Kelsey Deal
 Brandt Deal
 Nicholas Deal
 Aubrey Adams
 Rebeca Hatcher
 Eryn Hatcher
 Cassie Snead

 He was also preceded in death by two sons, Rodney William Deal and Timothy Cecil Deal.

A Celebration of Life will be held for William Cecil Deal on Saturday, May 11, 2024 at 12:00 PM at his home.

For memorials, please consider the Hock Family Pavilion, 4023 North Roxboro Street, Durham, NC, 27704.

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Arrangements are entrusted to Powell Funeral Home, 1603 Wilborn Avenue, South Boston, VA 24592.

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