Born 8-30-1941 -- Died 12-9-2007
Dale Warren Deats, 66, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Dec. 9, 2007 at his residence. He was born Aug. 30, 1941, in Chicago, Ill., the son of Earl and Mable Deats.
He was a veteran of the United States Navy. Dale worked as a chef for many years. He moved to Cherokee Village with his wife, Diana, from New Orleans, La., about four years ago. He loved to cook and fish. He attended the Ash Flat Church of Christ and was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Hardy.
He is survived by: his wife, Diana of the home; one son, Joshua Deats of California; two step-children, Tracy Ferguson of Ohio and Neal Castleberry of Germany; one sister, Donna Thomas of Calif.; three grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Arrangements were made under the direction of the Northeast Arkansas Cremation Society.