Deaton, Lewis J., Saginaw, Michigan

Passed away Tuesday, December 17, 2013. Age 66 years. Lewis Junior Deaton was born December 5, 1947 in Evarts, Kentucky to the late Lewis and Opal (Crider) Deaton. He married Deborah Norris August 13, 1974. She predeceased him September 9, 1997. Lewis retired from General Motors and was a UAW member for more than 30 years. He loved Tigers baseball and spending time with his granddaughter Katrina. Surviving are two sons; Michael Deaton and Thomas (fiancée Jennifer Richardson) Deaton, three granddaughters; Katrina, Jasmine and Jillian, four sisters; Faye (Clyde) Barnes, Brenda (late James) Fornwalt, Judy (Arnie) Stranyak, and Sharon (Kim) Khoury, and many other loving family members and friends. Funeral service will take place on Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at the Reitz Herzberg Funeral Home, 1550 S. Midland Road (S-M47). Rev. Julie Bailey will officiate. Friends and family are welcome to gather at the funeral home on Friday from 2:00-4:00 p.m. and 6:00-8:00 p.m. Memorial envelopes are available at the funeral home for the charity of your choice.