Funeral services for Gary Dale Deerman, 82, of Greenville will be at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, July 18, 2019 at Boone Funeral Home, Greenville. He passed away on Monday, July 15, 2019 at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson. Burial will be in the Greenville Cemetery under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Greenville.
Gary was born on June 17, 1937 in Dutton, AL to Quiller Van Deerman and Bernice Shirey Deerman. He married Jane Sue Hixson and they relocated to Greenville in 1962 where he worked for over 30 years at Lewis Grocery as Meat Supervisor.
He retired to the hills where he enjoyed hunting and fishing. He also enjoyed watching all sports, particularly Atlanta Braves, Tennessee Girls Basketball and Alabama Football.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Sue Deerman and his brother, Ray Deerman.
Gary and Sue had three sons, Mike Deerman (Pat) of Crawfordville, FL, Ricky Deerman (Deborah) of Carrollton, MS and Tony Deerman (Cindy) of Greenville; four grandchildren, Lee Deerman Whittington (Jason), Hunter Deerman, Bryan Deerman (Lyndsey) and Michael Deerman (Jennifer); six great grandchildren, Zachary, Harper, Elise, Anna, Hank and Knox; and three honorary grandchildren, Clint Bull, Kenny Bull and Christine Bull Marlow.
There will be a visitation from 1:00-2:00 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.