Robert Franklin Deaton, age 91, passed away October 27, 2018, at home. He was born January 30, 1927 IN Hamilton, Ohio to the late Virgil and Bessie (Petry) Deaton. He was a member of the Old German Baptist Brethren Church.
Robert was married to Florence (Garber) on March 19, 1955. He is survived by his wife and seven children: Kenneth and Freida, Leonard and Kristi, Richard and Linda, Margaret Mikesell, Martha and Dave Bower, Evelyn and Dale Filbrun, Naomi and Alan Garber; 32 grandchildren; 58 great grandchildren; brothers- and sisters-in law: Paul and Faye Garber, Russell and Etta May Garber, Charles and Thelma Garber, Alice and David Miller, Lowell and Marilyn Garber, Doris and Dale Culp.
Visitation will be Wednesday, October 31, 2018 from 2:00 PM until 5:00 PM and 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM with the funeral scheduled for Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 10:00AM, all at the Palestine Old German Baptist Brethren Church, 4764 Clark Station Rd., Greenville, Ohio. Burial will follow at Miller Cemetery just behind the church.
In lieu of flowers, Memorial Contributions may be made to State of the Heart Hospice of Darke County or the charity of your choice.
Funeral Arrangement by Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio.
Condolences for the family may be sent to www.zecharbailey.com