John C. Deal Jr., 78, a resident of Loxley died Thursday, July 19, 2007 at his home.

He was a member of Bethel Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Patricia Deal of Loxley; two sons, Ronald and Barry Deal of Pensacola, Fla.; daughter, Barbara Deal of Saltsburg, Pa.; sister, Doris Depew of Penn Hills, Pa.; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

A private family graveside funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 21 at Bethel Baptist Cemetery, followed by a celebration of life service at 10:30 a.m. in the sanctuary.

The family requests memorial donations be made to Bethel Baptist Church Building Fund, 22250 U.S. Highway 90, Robertsdale, AL 36567.

Arrangements are by Mack Funeral Home and Crematory, Robertsdale.