Frank Yvon Deal Jr.

By From page A4 | May 04, 2014

Frank Deal obit photo

Feb. 7, 1944 — April 29, 2014

Frank Yvon Deal Jr., 70, passed away at his residence in Fallon, Nev., on April 29, 2014.

Frank was born Feb. 7, 1944, in California to Frank Deal Sr. and Hazel Dockerty Deal. He was retired from the Army and had served six tours of duty in Vietnam and was decorated for Valor.

Frank is survived by his wife, Joyce; sons, Richard Nelson Jr. and Kenneth Nelson, all of Fallon; daughters, Joyce Thomas-Villaronga of Vacaville, Calif., Pamela Nowkhandan of Denver, Colo., and Re Nee Featherston of Fairfield, Calif.; sons, Robert Nelson of Arkansas and Allen Nelson of Littleton, Colo; 22 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and first wife, Marilon Deal.

Service with military honors will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 24, 2014, at Fairmont Memorial Park, 1901 Union Ave., Fairfield, Calif.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Friends of XL Hospice, 570 S. Maine St., Fallon, Nev. 89406.

Arrangements are with Smith Family Funeral Home in Fallon, 775-423-2255.

Nancy Green


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