Paul Deets

Paul Leonard Deets

Thursday, August 20th, 1942 - Tuesday, September 29th, 2020
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Paul Leonard Deets, 78, of Cramerton, NC passed away Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at his home. He was born August 20, 1942 in Wellington, KS, son of the late Leonard and Katherine Deets. In addition to his parents, Paul was preceded in death by his brother, Phil Deets.
Left to cherish his memories are his wife of 55 years, Nancy Halverstadt Deets; daughter, Kirstin Zeccola and husband, Joe; son, Derek Deets and wife, Argenis; sister Anne Thompson and husband, Gary; sister Jeannine Shook and husband Jeff; Papa to 7 grandchildren Erika, Christian, Kaley, Megan, Valentina, Dominique, and Jenna.
Paul worked most of his career in Florida in the chemical industry. After retiring, he moved to North Carolina to be closer to family and enjoy the Great Smoky Mountains. Paul loved to play golf and tennis. He was an avid sports fan. He enjoyed traveling with his wife, family, and friends. Paul's family were part of the opening of First Covenant Church and worshipped there for over 30 years.
JOHN 11:25-26
" Jesus said, I am the resurrection and the life. Those who believe in me, even though they die, will live, and everyone who lives and believes in me will never die."
No memorial plans are scheduled for the public. The family will follow Paul's wishes and have an intimate service with immediate family members to celebrate his life.
To offer your sympathy during this difficult time, you may donate to the following:

Hospice & Palliative Care Charlotte Region
P.O. Box 470408
Charlotte, NC 28247

First Covenant Church
1720 Howell Branch Road
Winter Park, FL. 32789
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Gene & Ileana Smith

Posted at 06:08pm
With our deepest sympathy.
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Will and Katie Layman

Posted at 07:18pm
With loving memories of Papa Deets, who will always be in our hearts.
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Donna Jean and Darryl Mortensen

Posted at 08:12pm
So many memories during our friendship of 55 years. Paul was a natural leader. He was a family man, proud of his wife, children, and grandchildren. He was a loyal and faithful friend. We will all miss him. May the Lord be with you as you adjust to this loss in your life.

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Posted at 12:00pm
Dear Nancy and family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you in this difficult time. Paul was a great neighbor growing up, and a lifetime friend!
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Andrea Horack Cerretti

Posted at 03:46pm
We are sorry about Paul's passing. You all are in our thoughts and prayers as you adjust to the new "normal" Much love, Andrea & Roger Cerretti
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