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Lonnie Ray Deel

March 24, 1954 September 23, 2019
Lonnie Ray Deel
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Obituary for Lonnie Ray Deel

Lonnie Ray Deel, 65 years of age of Vansant, VA, passed away Monday, September 23, 2019 at LeConte Medical Center in Sevierville, TN. Born March 24, 1954 in Prater, VA, he was the son of the late Marcus Deel and Vernie Conn Deel.

Lonnie was of the Church of Christ faith and attended the Deel Church of Christ. He was a veteran and proudly served in the United States Army. He was a former employee of Jewell Smokless Coal Corporation and a member of the Cumberland Mountain Club House. He enjoyed fishing, coon hunting and visiting his family. Loving step-father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by wife Evelyn Faye Francis Deel, and one brother, Sherman Deel.

Those left to cherish his memories include his step-son, Keith (Glenda) Osborne of Honaker, VA; six sisters, Janice Fay Deel of Haysi, VA, Pauline Locklear of Wytheville, VA, Maxine Compton of Wytheville, VA, Patsy Perkins of Rural Retreat, VA, Mavis Rasnake and Rosemarie Mullins both of Wytheville, VA; and two brothers, Ralph Conn of New Jersey and Russell Sharrock of Ohio.

He is also survived by his special granddaughter, Jordan Osborne and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services for Lonnie Ray Deel will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 29, 2019 at the Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home Chapel of Keen Mountain with Evangelist Bob Yates officiating. Full Military Rites by the VFW #7360 and the John Ratliff American Legion #164 will be given at the end of the funeral service at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Ward Millard Cemetery in Whitewood, VA.

Active pallbearers will be his nephews, Brien Owens, Leon Rasnake, Bill Mullins, Ronald Deel, Tim Deel, and Jim Mullins.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday, September 28 beginning at 6:00 p.m. with a song service to be held at 7:00 p.m.

Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.shortridgeramey.com.

The family of Lonnie Ray Deel have entrusted the care of their loved one to the Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home of Keen Mountain, Virginia.


Previous Events

Visitation

Saturday

28

Sep

6:00 PM 9/28/2019 6:00:00 PM
Shortridge Ramey - Keen Mountain

1020 Big Skeggs Road
Oakwood, VA 24631

Evening song service will begin at 7:00 pm.

Shortridge Ramey - Keen Mountain
1020 Big Skeggs Road Oakwood 24631 VA
United States

Funeral Service

Sunday

29

Sep

2:00 PM 9/29/2019 2:00:00 PM
Shortridge Ramey - Keen Mountain

1020 Big Skeggs Road
Oakwood, VA 24631

Shortridge Ramey - Keen Mountain
1020 Big Skeggs Road Oakwood 24631 VA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Ward Cemetery-Pilgrims Knob Final Resting Place

Pilgrims Kknob, VA

Pilgrims Kknob VA
United States
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