Donald Earl Deal, 65 of Taylorville passed away Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at 4:08pm at Taylorville Memorial Hospital. He was born December 26, 1946 at Taylorville the son of Robert and Ella Louise (Cole) Wilson Deal. He married Judy Fuchs on May 30, 1970 at Taylorville. He was Food Supervisor at Taylorville Correctional Center, retiring in 2009. He was a member of Trinity Luteran Church of Taylorville and Moose Lodge 1516. He enjoyed bowling, woodworking, traveling and especially his family and friends. He was a veteran of the Navy.

He is survived by his wife; Judy Deal of Taylorville, IL; Daughter, Wendy (David) Fleming of Taylorville, IL; Son, Brent (Stephanie) Deal of Champaign, IL; 4 grandchildren, Kiley, Braden, and Kourtni Fleming and Brooke Deal; 2 step grandchildren, Alex and Adam Pillischafske; step father, Howard Wilson of Taylorville, IL; step brother, William Wilson of Taylorville, IL. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Jane Miller.

Funeral services will be held on Sunday, May 6 at 2:00pm at Shafer-Perfetti Funeral Home with Pastor Rodney Blomquist officiating. Visitation will be Sunday, May 6 from 12:00pm until service time at the funeral home. Cremation will be accorded following services.

Arrangements by Shafer-Perfetti Funeral Home in Taylorville. 

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