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John Darrell Deaton

April 12, 1950 ~ January 25, 2022 (age 71)


John Darrell Deaton, 71, of Randleman, died Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at his residence.

Funeral Services, 12:00 PM, Tuesday, February 1, 2022, at Loflin Funeral Home Chapel, Ramseur.

Officiating, Rev. Chris Smith.

Burial, Randolph Memorial Park, Asheboro.

Darrell was a native and longtime resident of Randolph County. He was a 1968 graduate of Ramseur High School and was a talented machinist who started his career at Norman Machine and Supply. He next took his talents to Petty Enterprises where he was known as "Speedy", or "Doc". From a racecar to a shotgun barrel and anything in between, if it could be thought of Darrell could machine it. Darrell enjoyed spending time with his grandkids, racing, turkey shoots, working at Therapeutic Alternatives and spending time relaxing at home. He was a loving father, grandfather, and friend. Darrell was preceded in death by his wife, Pam Wilson Deaton and his parents, J.P. and Lib Kirkman Deaton.

Survivors: daughter, Kim Deaton Norman and husband, David, of Mt. Airy, son, Gregg Deaton and wife, Laura, of Asheboro, step daughters, Danielle Hussey, husband, Jason, of Asheboro, Stephanie Rickard, husband, Justin, of Asheboro, grandchildren, Ashley King, Ashton Deaton, Caitlyn Deaton, step grandchildren, Jordan, Kamrin, Peyton, Aly and Grayson.

Visitation, 11 AM to 12:00 PM, Tuesday, Loflin Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ramseur.

Condolences may be made online at

Arrangements by Loflin Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ramseur.

Memorials may be made to The American Cancer Society, 7027 Albert Pick Road, Suite 104, Greensboro, NC 27409.


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February 1, 2022

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Loflin Funeral Home and Cremation Services
147 COLERIDGE RD./P. O. Box 525
Ramseur, NC 27316

Funeral Service
February 1, 2022

12:00 PM
Loflin Funeral Home Chapel
147 Coleridge Rd.
Ramseur, NC 27316

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