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Edward Dale Deal, retired staff sergeant, 71, of Accident, died Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center, Martinsburg, W.Va.
Born Feb. 4, 1946, in Accident, he was the son of the late Clarence Walter "Bud" and Sarah Alice (Herring) Deal.
Mr. Deal was a retired staff sergeant in the U.S. Army and of the Baptist faith. He was a member of Accident Post 208, American Legion, where he was past commander, the Vietnam Veterans Association, Cumberland Chapter 172 and Mt. Beulah Restoration Association.
He is survived by his wife, Diana Sue (Rounds) Deal; two sons, David L. Deal and Jason E. (Misty) Deal, both of Cumberland; one brother, Melvin James (Christine) Deal, Red House; three sisters, Ruth (Roger) Paugh, Accident; Mary Ellen (Chester) Deal Jones, Bethel, Del.; Sandra (Sidney) Nazelrod, Oakland; five grandchildren, Spc. E-4 Blake (Tessa) E.A. Deal, Cameron D. Deal, Vianca (Tanner) Buckbee; Alexandrea (fiancé, Kyle Klemm) Black and Tharon Black; two great-grandchildren, Remington Buckbee and Eyan Deal.
Friends will be received at Newman Funeral Homes, P.A., 179 Miller St., Grantsville, on Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017, from 1 to 4 p.m.
Funeral services will follow at 4 p.m. in the funeral home with David Deal officiating and military rites accorded by Vietnam Veterans Association Cumberland Chapter 172 and Accident Post 208, American Legion, Accident.
Interment will be held at a later date in Arlington National Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy may be directed to Accident Post 208, American Legion Lighting Fund.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.newmanfuneralhomes.com.
Published on October 30, 2017
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