Deverl “Dee” J. Deason, 79, of West Siloam Springs, Oklahoma passed away Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at the Washington Regional Medical Center in Fayetteville.
Dee was born at his parents’ home in Stilwell, Oklahoma on September 10, 1940. He was the son of John Franklin Deason and Rena Bell Bennett Deason. He was the widower of the late Saundra Deason, who preceded him in death in 1981. Dee was a diesel mechanic for most of his life. He loved building and trading hot rods with his grandson. He enjoyed family gatherings, watching FOX News and was an avid Sooner fan.
He was a member of The Assembly in Siloam Springs and loved his church family.
He is survived by two daughters, Deanna Deason of West Siloam Springs and Shanda Hooton of Watts; one brother, Den Deason of West Siloam Springs; two sisters, Wanda Blaine of West Siloam Springs and Shirley McCammon of Bartlesville; ten grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by one daughter, Tracy Pittman; and two brothers, Ed Deason and Johnnie Mack Deason.
Visitation will be held at the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home on Friday, January 31, 2020 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 10:00am at The Assembly in Siloam Springs. Pastor Gary Wheat will officiate the service, with burial being conducted at the Oak Hill Cemetery under the direction of the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home of Siloam Springs. To sign online guestbook please go to www.backstrom-pyeatte.com.