Kevin Deaton, 54, of Brown City, passed away on February 2, 2020, at Ascension Providence Rochester Hospital with his family at his side. Kevin was born on August 21, 1965 in Pontiac, MI, the son of William and Norma Jean (Cooper) Deaton. Kevin grew up in the Almont/Dryden area. On October 26, 1996, Kevin married the love of his life, Denise Smith, at the family home in North Branch, MI.

Kevin worked for Boddy Construction building roads around Michigan. When he wasn’t working, Kevin spent his time fishing, hunting and working on cars. Kevin was a family guy and enjoyed family game night.

Kevin is survived by his loving wife, Denise; his children, Kevin J. Deaton Jr., Shannon Ann Deaton, Candy Jean Deaton and Ray W. Deaton; his granddaughter, Lyla Dell Deaton; his mother, Norma Jean Deaton; his grandmother, Geneva Deaton; his sisters, Tammy Clinansmith, Deanna Deaton, Elizabeth Deaton and Stephanie Potter. Kevin was preceded in death by his father, William Deaton.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Blackburn Chapel-Martin Funeral Home.

Visitation for Kevin will be on Saturday, February 8, 2020, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Blackburn Chapel-Martin Funeral Home. Funeral service will follow at 2 p.m. with Pastor Joseph Schierlinger officiating.

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Arrangements by Blackburn Chapel-Martin Funeral Home.