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6631 Washington Avenue
Ocean Springs, MS 39564
Phone: (228) 872-3637
Fax: (228) 872-3638
Eugene Deaton

Eugene Allen "Gene" Deaton

Wednesday October 14, 1970 - Saturday January 12, 2019
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Mr. Eugene Allen "Gene" Deaton, 48, of Ocean Springs, died Saturday, January 12, 2019 in Ocean Springs.

He was employed with Beau Rivage for the past 13 years. He was loved by a lot of people and know for his big heart. He hardly met a stranger.

He enjoyed working on race cars with his brother and dad, and spending time with his friends.

He is preceded in death by his father Verlin Eugene Deaton and his niece Christin Deaton.

Survivors include his mother, Margaret Ellen (Kenny) Hatch; siblings, Becky (Scott) Thompson, Joe (Michele Arthur) Deaton, Robin Reichard (Randy), Glenn Willard (Michelle) and Jim Willard. He is also survived by his former wife, Sue Deaton; step mother, Bonnie Deaton; nieces and nephews, Ryan Schafer, Shae'La Thompson, Alysha Thompson, Josie Deaton, John Neargarder, Staci Young, Kayla Willard Amber Willard, and Eric Willard; his best friend and fur baby Lucy, and a host of great nieces, great nephews, aunts, uncles, and extended family members and friends.

That family will receive friends for visitation from 3-6 pm on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at Southern Mississippi Funeral Services, 6631 Washington Avenue, Ocean Springs, MS 39564. A memorial service in Ohio will be announced at a later date.

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  • Visitation

    Wednesday January 16, 2019 | 3:00pm - 6:00pm
    When
    Wednesday January 16, 2019 3:00pm - 6:00pm
    Location
    Southern Mississippi Funeral Services
    Address
    6631 Washington Avenue
    Ocean Springs, MS 39564
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  • Memorial Visitation

    Wednesday January 16, 2019 |
    When
    Wednesday January 16, 2019
    Location
    Southern Mississippi Funeral Services
    Address
    6631 Washington Avenue
    Ocean Springs, MS 39564
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Lori Nguyen

Posted at 10:15am
To my Dearest Gene,
This is a tough time for all of us knowing that you are no longer here with us. Sending lots of prayer and love to you and your family. You’ve always gone out of your way for others, you’ve always been so kind, and you were always smiling every time I saw you. I wish I could give you one last hug right now. But I know you’re guiding all of your loved ones from above. Rest in perfect peace, Gene.

-Lori
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Brenda Manning

Posted at 06:07pm
Heartfelt prayers for all of Gene's family and friends- praying for peace and strength during this very sad time. God bless.
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Judy Liggett

Posted at 08:52am
He will be missed .he was awesome person.i enjoyed working with him. So sorry for your loss prayers to the family.
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Nicole kissell

Posted at 07:28pm
He was always so much fun to work with. He always looked on the bright side and always had a smile on his face. He brightened all of our days and always said good morning. May he rest in peace.
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Diane Dees

Posted at 06:10pm
I am without words I met Mr.Eugene while I worked at Smokey’s he was so nice and he would smile every time we greeted him. I am going to truly miss him.
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