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Earl E. Deal Jr.

February 6, 1946 March 24, 2020
Earl E. Deal Jr.
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Obituary for Earl E. Deal Jr.

Earl Ernest Deal Jr., 74, of Valparaiso, passed away peacefully at 12:01 a.m., March 24, 2020 in his home.

He was born February 6, 1946, in Medford, Massachusetts, to Earl E. Deal Sr. and Dorothy Mildred (Casassa) Deal.

Earl honorably served his country in the United States Army and National Guard. During his time in the United States Army he was a Vietnam Military Police, serving a total of 30 years and two months. While in the United States National Guard, he was in the 113th Engineers Battalion. He was stationed in Atlanta, GA for the Olympics in 1996, in Germany in 1997, in Italy in 1998 and last served in Iraq from 2005 to 2006. He retired as 1st Sergeant in 2006. Earl also was a car salesman for 40 years. He enjoyed the outdoors, camping, fishing and traveling. Earl also enjoyed spending time with his Army buddy, Dennis Eastman.

On February 27, 2009, in Las Vegas, Nevada, he married, Brenda (Hobson) Deal, who survives.

Also surviving are his three children, Eric (Julie) Deal of Valparaiso, Christopher (Stacy) Deal of NC and Shannon Uttal of Valparaiso; four step children, Billy (Raechel) Piasky of Porter, Ray (Carolyn) Piasky of Chesterton, Chris Piasky of Valparaiso and Heidi Davidson of Burns Harbor, IN; twenty five grandchildren; and two great grandchildren, Justice and Austin.

Preceding him in death were his parents; one brother, Eugene Deal; and one special aunt, Alice Dalrymple.

Cremation will take place. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Sunset Funeral Home is caring for the arrangements.

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Memorial contribution may be directed to Dunes Hospice, 4711 Evans Ave., Valparaiso, Indiana, 46383 in memory of Earl E. Deal Jr.

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