Robert F. Deavers, 86
Robert Forrest Deavers, 86 of Harrisonburg passed away at Avante in Harrisonburg on October 5, 2013. Mr. Deavers was born June 3, 1927 in Rockingham County and was the son of the late Charles and Nettie Barton Deavers. Robert was a lifetime member of Hose Co. #4. He worked for M.A. Layman’s & Sons and BS Contractors for 40 years. Mr. Deavers was a member of the Otterbein United Methodist Church. On July 22, 1950 he married the only love of his life the former Londia Viola Mongold, who survives. They had 63 great years together. Also surviving are a son Robert (Jimmy) Deavers, wife Mary of Harrisonburg, two daughters Janet Ford, husband Dennis of McGaheysville, Peggy Hess, husband Ernest of Harrisonburg, one sister Mary Cline of Harrisonburg, Five grandchildren, Ernie Hess, David Mitchell, Renee Bowers, Daniel and Dianne Deavers, and 8 great-grandchildren. Robert is preceded in death by a son Gary Lee Deavers of Harrisonburg in 2003, five bothers and three sisters. Mr. Deaver’s grandson, Daniel Deavers will conduct a funeral service on Tuesday October 8, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at the McMullen Funeral Home Chapel in Harrisonburg. Burial will follow at the Cook’s Creek Cemetery. Friends may call at the McMullen Funeral Home Monday evening from 7:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that contributions be made to Hose Co. #4 in memorial to Robert F Deavers, at 410 East Rock St. Harrisonburg, VA. 220802. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.mcmullenfh.com.