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George Thomas Deskins
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Obituary for George Thomas Deskins

George Thomas (Tom) Deskins, age 77, of Cedar Bluff, VA passed away Monday, March 12, 2018 at the Tazewell Carillion Hospital following a lengthy illness. He served in the United States Army, then worked for Pike Electrical Contractors. He was a long time employee of the town of Richlands Electrical Department. He was a dedicated husband, father, and grandfather and loved his family very much.

Mr. Deskins was preceded in death by his parents, William and Thelma Deskins; four sisters, Frances Welch, Beatrice Hess, Barbara Hess, and Jennie Belle Short; three brothers, Alfred Deskins, Darrell Deskins, Donnie Deskins; one sister-in-law, Lottie Deskins.

Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife of 54 years, Neta Jean Deskins; children, Deanna Williams and spouse Charles of Brunswick, GA, Melissa Lowe and spouse Rodney of Church Hill, TN, Cynthia Gillespie and spouse Mark of Richlands, VA, Tara Spears and spouse John of Mt. Carmel, TN; grandchildren, Nicholas Williams, Jacob Gillespie, Gabe Gillespie, Briana Lowe, Andrew Lowe, Thomas Lowe, Caleb Spears, and Tanner Spears; one brother, Ronnie Deskins of Richlands, VA; two sisters-in-law, Nancy Deskins of Wardell, VA and Carol Deskins of Honaker, VA; special friend, Bill Bumgarner; a host of special nieces and nephews also survive.

The family will receive friends after 12 noon Friday at Singleton Funeral Service in Cedar Bluff, VA. A Memorial Service will be conducted at 1 pm Friday, March 16, 2018 at the Singleton Funeral Service Chapel with Pastor David Horton officiating. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Cumberland Mountain Community Services, Mental Health Client Fund, P O Box 810, Cedar Bluff, VA 24609.

Online condolences may be sent to the family by going to www.SingletonFuneralService.com. Singleton Funeral Service is serving the Deskins Family.


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Visitation

Friday

16

Mar

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Singleton Funeral and Cremation Service

1116 Cedar Valley Drive
Cedar Bluff, VA 24609

Service

Friday

16

Mar

1:00 PM
Singleton Funeral and Cremation Service

1116 Cedar Valley Drive
Cedar Bluff, VA 24609


Memorial Contribution

Cumberland Mountain Community Servcies

Mental Health Client Fund
P O Box 810
Cedar Bluff, VA 24609
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