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“Kathy we r sorry for the loss of a great man and family member. we will be there for u fri. and if u need any thing let me know. Hugs, from both of...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Bruce Van Schoyck - Lima, OH

“So sorry for your loss Travis. You hang in there ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: Sharon Kramer - Rushsylvania, OH

“he was allways joking around ,a really nice guy,RIPJon ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: laura caudill - lima, OH - Friend

“im so sorry for ur loss kathy ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: tina roehm - lima, OH - Friend

“Jon, you are with Robbie now. Now you both are at peace. R.I.P ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Anna Rizyer - Lima, OH - Friend

“I am very sorry for your loss, He will be missed, R. I. H ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Pamela Williams - lima, OH

“We have known jon and Kathy for many years , we know jon was a hard worker and loved his family dearly , we know he loved beer , he loved...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Walter and Theresa Nickells Nickells - OH

“God bless you.. Sorry for your loss. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Tracey Howard - Lima, OH - Friend


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John W. Deal, age 46 of Lima, left this world at 8:48 a.m., Sunday, January 22, 2017 in Lima Memorial Health Care's emergengy room. He was born May 2, 1970 in Allen County, to John W. Arnett, who preceded him in death and his mother - Wanda G. Stephens Arnett who survives in Lima. On April 4, 1997 he married Kathy McKee who survives in Lima.

John was a construction worker. His hobbies included fishing, coin collecting, camping and cooking. He was an avid Pittsburg Steelers fan, had a great love of all animals, but his greatest love was his family.

Also surviving are his 5 children - Jon Deal; Shawn Deal; Travis Deal; Kaitlyn Deal; and Sara McKee; 8 grandchildren - Sariah Seals, Jonathon Seals, Benny Crist, Ashton Crist, Gage Crist, Cecilia Deal, Skyler Deal, and Katalina Deal; 4 brothers - Eric (Renee) Deal of Lima; Kurt (fiancee Cynthia) Ritcher of Clarksville, TN; Andy Collins of Lima; James (Susan) Arnett of Van Wert; 2 sisters - Jennifer Ritcher of Lima and Michele Cortes of Cincinnati; father-in-law - Bob McKee of Lima; a sister-in-law - Maria (Mark) Mayer of Spencerville; 3 brother-in-laws - Bobby McKee, Jr. of Lima; Mike (Leslie) McKee of Lima; and Matt McKee of Lima.

He was preceded in death by 3 children - Mark Jacob Deal, Derrick Deal, and Meagan Deal; and a mother-in-law - Ruth McKee.

Funeral services will begin - 3:00 p.m., Friday, January 27, 2017 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville. His uncle, John 'JD' Stephens will officiate.

The family will receive friends from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m., Friday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the funeral home to help defray funeral cost.