Larry Alton Deacon, 82, of Lexington died Aug. 4


Larry Alton Deacon, 82, of Lexington, passed away Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Edward Charles Deacon and Florence Shorter Deacon; and daughter, Kay Deacon Pelton.

Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Patsy Ann Deacon; son and daughter-in-law, Larry D. and Kelli Deacon of Sevierville, Tenn.; grandson, Luke Deacon; aunt, Della Mae Deacon; cousin, Carolyn Looney; and special friend, Gaynelle Higgins.

Funeral services will be held at 1 pm, Wednesday, Aug. 8, in the Buchanan Chapel of Botetourt Funeral Home with Rev. Michael Tabor officiating. Interment will follow in Rapps Mill Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7, at Botetourt Funeral Home, 14920 Lee Highway, Buchanan.

Online Condolences may be made at or call (540) 254-3000.



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