Troy - Robert Edward "Bobby" Deaton, age 62, of 736 Page Street, died Tuesday, September 08, 2009 at his residence.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM, Thursday, September 10, 2009, at Love Joy UMC with Rev. Clay Davis, Rev. Grady Blakely, and Rev. Lonnie Poole officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
He was a native of Montgomery County. He was co-owner/operator of Robert Deaton Insurance Agency. He was a member of Hunt's Plank Road Chapel, Gideons International, a life-long NY Yankee's fan, and D.A.K.'s Old Jocks Softball (Senior) Team.
Connie Hyde Deaton, of the home
Leigh Ann Dickens, of Randleman
Lisa Norris, of Darlington, SC
Janelle Freeman, of Biscoe
Eric Deaton, of Durham
Bronna Merritt, of Charlotte
Danny Deaton, of Orange Park, FL
The family will receive friends from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 9, 2009 , at Phillips Funeral Home, 216 South Main Street, Star and other times at the home.
Memorials may be made to Gideons International, PO Box 103, Troy, NC 27371 or FirstHealth Hospice, 150 Applecross Road, Pinehurst, 28374.
Online condolences may be made at www.phillipsfh.com.