Floyd Everett “Deac” Deacon

September 28, 1931 ‒ October 20, 2009

Sunbury and formerly of Columbus, Ohio

Floyd Everett “Deac” Deacon, age 78 formerly of Columbus passed into the arms of his Lord and Savior, Tuesday, October 20, 2009.

He had been a resident of Country View of Sunbury since 2005 with his wife of 53 years, Ann “Annie” Phillips Deacon, who preceded him in death on December 29, 2008.

Born on September 28, 1931 in Pike County to the late Gladys (Grooms) and Floyd Deacon Sr.. He worked in the roofing industry most of his life, operating Floyd Deacon Roofing.

He is survived by sisters: Shirley (Bucky) Schrader, Carol (Harry) Bizzarri, Kay (Dick) Cross and their families, nieces and nephews including Woody, Tina, Cherie; as well as many friends; his Country View family, and his church family at Genoa Baptist Church, where he and Annie were charter members.

He was also preceded in death by sister Diane Ryan.

Floyd’s goal was to be able to come back to church; his Home Going Celebration service will be held Sunday 3:00 p.m. at Genoa Baptist Church, 7562 Lewis Center Rd at SR 3, Westerville, OH 43082. Pastor Wayne Booth will officiate and friends may call at the church one hour prior to the service. Private burial will be held at a later date, arrangements entrusted to DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home in Sunbury.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Genoa Baptist Church.

Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com