Golden R Deaton, 91, of Winder, formerly of Hoschton, died Thursday, November 13, 2008.
Born in Barrow County, he was the son of the late Thomas and Mattie Parks Deaton. He was a longtime member of Sharon Baptist Church and was a Deacon Emeritus. He was a former employee of Carwood Manufacturing Company of Winder and was a retiree of The Landress-Smith Corporation of Hoschton.
Survivors include his wife of 68 years, Opal Spence Deaton, Winder; daughter, Ann Cronic, Winder; sons and daughter-in-law, Wayne and Marilyn Deaton, Xenia, Ill.; grandchildren, Jason Scott and Jarrod Scott, both of Winder, Elizabeth Deaton, Katherine Deaton and Tanya Feldhake, Xenia, Ill.; and seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, November 15, at 2 p.m., in the chapel of Carter Funeral Home with the Rev. Le Gibson officiating. Burial will be in the Sharon Baptist Church cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday, November 14, from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Sharon Baptist Church, Hwy. 124, Hoschton, Ga. 30548.
Carter Funeral Home, Winder, is in charge of arrangements.