Church Services for George Vestal Deaton, 88, of Paducah were Monday, February 6, 2017 at 1pm, at the First Baptist Church in Paducah with Bro. David Williams officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Zapata Funeral Home of Paducah. Visitation was held on Sunday, February 5, 2017 from 6-8 pm at the funeral home. Mr. Deaton passed from this life on February 3, 2017 in Paducah.
George was born on March 19, 1928 in Trenton, Texas to Robert Edward and Grace (Vestal) Deaton. He graduated from East Texas State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree. He worked in the Banking industry for 50 years and 30 of those he served as President of the First National Bank of Paducah. He married Nora Jean Summers on June 15, 1950 in Greenville, Texas. From this union they had one child, Rusty.
Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 66 years, Nora Deaton; his son, Rusty Deaton and wife Tammy; two granddaughters, Kaitlyn and Kristyn Deaton; and two sisters, Elaine Terrell and Betty Lee.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Grace Deaton; one sister, Louise Robason; and his brother, Ed Deaton.
Memorial Donations in honor of George Deaton can be made to the First Baptist Church.