On July 10, 2004, ROBERT LEE DEATON, SR., beloved husband of Barbara Ann Deaton (nee Bodttiger); devoted father of Brian Timothy Deaton, Robert L. Deaton, Jr., Bruce A. Deaton and Deborah Redman; dear brother of Edna Bittner. Also survived by nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Friends may call at the family owned Kirkley-Ruddick Funeral Home, P.A. 421 Crain Highway S.E. on Tuesday, from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 PM. A Funeral Service will be held at Peace Lutheran Church on Wednesday, at 11:30 AM. Interment Meadow Ridge Memorial Park. If desired, contributions may be made to the Community Lutheran Church, Rt. 4 Box 299, Frankford, DE 19945.