Robert 'Bob' Deal
Mar 26, 2008 - Mar 26, 2008
Funeral services for Robert W. "Bob" Deal of Lander will be at 10 a.m. Friday, March 28, at the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton. Pastor Harvey Richards will officiate.
Interment will follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Lander at 11:30 a.m. with Milittary Committal rites held by the Marine Corps. League.
Mr. Deal died Monday afternoon, March 24, 2008, at Westward Heights Care Center in Lander. He was 86 years old and a life-long resident of Fremont County.
Robert William Deal was born in Lander on Sept. 23, 1921, the son of Oscar C. and Doris Edessa (Lattimer) Deal.
Following graduation from Fremont County Vocational High School in Lander, he served with the U.S. Marine Corps in the South Pacific during World War II.
He had worked as a Deputy Sheriff for Fremont County and as a security guard and warehouseman for the Lucky Mc Mine in the Gas Hills.
Mr. Deal was a former member of the B.P.O.Elks Lodge and belonged to the Marine Corps League.
His family said he enjoyed hunting, fishing, ranching, horses, woodworking, and Western history.
Survivors include his sons Bob Deal and wife Jane of Gillette and Lincoln Deal and his wife Christina of Chandler, Ariz.; daughters, Elsie Preslar and husband Gene of Rawlins, Ruth Cannon and husband Terry of Memphis, Tenn., Jane Hansen and husband Bill of Torrington; a brother, Jim Deal of Casper, and a sister, Ruth Moore of Rawlins.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Leona; his parents, and a brother, Pete.
In Lieu of flowers Memorials to the Marine Corp League would be appreciated in care of Davis Funeral Home.
On-line obituaries are available and condolences for the family may be made at: thedavisfuneralhome.com
Services are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.