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Chapel of Jones Mortuary
Wednesday April 13th, 2022
12:00pm - 1:30pm

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Woodhaven Memorial Gardens
Wednesday April 13th, 2022

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John Ray Deal

John “Ray” Deal, age 78 of Clinton, TN passed away at Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge on Friday, April 8th, 2022. He was born in Chattanooga, TN on August 10th, 1943. Ray was a member of Edgemoor Baptist Church.

Ray was a kind and gentle soul and very generous to people and his church.

He loved cars and clocks, and his very best furry friend, Buddy.

Ray is preceded in death by his parents, John and Gladys Deal, his grandparents Amos and Bertha Brazzell.

He is survived by his brother, Gary Deal, his sister Patricia Burnum, both of Florida, two sons Mike and Raymond of Vancouver, Washington.

Best friends Wanda Bowling, Jim Kennedy, and Ken Andrews.

Receiving of friends will be held in the Chapel of Jones Mortuary on Wednesday, April 13th, 2022 from 12:00 p.m. until 1:30 p.m. A graveside service to follow at Woodhaven Memorial Garden with Rev. Rick Miller officiating. Jones Mortuary, LLC. in Clinton, TN is in charge of arrangements.

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A candle was lit in memory of John Deal

Blake and Bonnie Estes Apr 13 2022 4:21 PM

I am so saddened to learn of Ray’s passing. I had the privilege of meeting him and being his neighbor for a short time. He was a kind soul. Sending my deepest sympathies to his family and closest friends.

Amber Andrews Apr 11 2022 9:30 PM

We will miss Ray when we visit again! He was good, funny friend. Remembering Ken, Ray's family and church family.

Don and Phyllis Gill Apr 11 2022 5:44 PM

So very sorry to hear of his passing. He and Ken were perfect neighbors and Ray always asked about me and my family when we crossed paths. I am honored to call him a friend. May he rest in peace.

Eddie Stair Apr 11 2022 5:42 PM

Ray was a dear friend He will never be forgotten and will always be loved.

Wanda Bowling Apr 11 2022 3:45 PM

So sorry, keeping family and friends in my thoughts and prayers.

Lora Treece Apr 11 2022 2:08 PM

A candle was lit in memory of John Deal

Sonya Daniel Apr 11 2022 12:07 PM

Ray will be missed by so many. RIP Ray...

Barbara Shepherd Harris Apr 11 2022 12:02 PM