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Grayson L Deel

January 15, 1942 — March 17, 2022

Grayson L. Deel of Somerset, KY passed away on March 17, 2022 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital after an extended illness, with his wife at his side.

Grayson was born on January 15, 1942 in Harmon, VA. to Christopher C. Deel and Flornie R. Deel. He graduated from Grundy (Virginia) High School. After graduation he served in the United States Air Force where he achieved the rank of E4, Airman First Class. After he was discharged from the Air Force he enrolled in Berea College where he received his BS degree in business and Spanish. It was while at Berea he met his future wife, Myrna McWilliams Deel. He also went on to receive a MS in business education from Eastern Kentucky University. After graduation he worked for six years as a business management specialist at the Berea Forest Experiment Station. After leaving that job, he was the administrative office at the Pine Knot, KY Job Corps Center until retirement.
Grayson knew Jesus as his savior and was a member of East Somerset Baptist Church.
He was also a member of American Legion Post # 38, and a charter member of Amvets post 125 where enjoyed visiting with fellow veterans. In life he enjoyed hunting, gardening, and fishing which he did very well and found relaxing. He very much enjoyed spending time with dear family and good friends.

Grayson is survived by his mother; Flornie R. Deel of Somerset; his wife of many years Myrna (McWilliams) Deel; one daughter; Melanie L. Bradley and her husband Seth of Lexington, KY, two grandsons, Grant Lockwood of Somerset, KY. Kyle Lockwood of Dallas, GA. and a great grandson who brightened his life for the past six years, Oliver Lockwood.  He is also survived by several cousins who were very special to him.

He was preceded in death by his father; Christopher C. Deel, and his sister; Eloise Deel.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the East Somerset Baptist Church Building Fund or the Gideon Memorial Bible Fund.

A visitation will be held from 1:30 Sunday March 20, 2022 followed by a funeral service at 3:00 PM at Pulask Funeral Home with Bro. Darvie Fenison officiating.

Burial will be at Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery, HWY 328, in north Pulaski County on Monday, March 21, 2022 at 11:30 AM. Military honors will be conducted by American Legion Post #38.

The Family of Mr. Deel would like to express their gratitude to the doctors, nurses and staff of Lake Cumberland regional Hospital for their excellent care of Mr. Deel.

Pulaski Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Grayson Deel.

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