Michael “Mike” Lynn Deal, 69, of Taylorsville, passed away at Caldwell Memorial Hospital on Friday, July 28, 2017.
Born in Alexander County, December 27, 1948, he was the son of the late Marcus Buford and Ora Annabelle Pennell Deal.
He was a graduate of Wilkes Community College and was a supervisor for Broyhill Furniture, in Taylorsville, before his retirement. Mike was a member of East Taylorsville Baptist Church. He was a rabid fan of the NY Yankees, Duke, and Dallas Cowboys. He also was an avid golfer.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Marlene Spainhour.
He is survived by his only daughter, Lisa Byrd Lozano of Taylorsville; along with two grandsons, Loren Byrd of Asheville, and Adam Lozano of Newton. He will be fondly remembered by two sisters, Christine Hutchins of Winston-Salem, and Mildred Keller of Hickory. Mike grew up with four nephews who survive, Jimmy and Jeff Keller of Hickory, and Scott and Greg Hutchins of Winston-Salem; and a niece, Andrea Soots of Winston-Salem. Mike had a special friend, Dewayne Deal, who was close during his declining years.
Graveside committal services will be held on Friday, August 4, 2017, at 1:00 p.m., in the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, Black Oak Church Road, Taylorsville, with Rev. Gary Jennings officiating. The family will receive friends at the graveside, following the service.
Condolences may be sent to www.alexfuneralservice.com.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Alexander Funeral and Cremation Service.