Thomas Glenn Deaton

Tamassee, SC —Thomas Glenn Deaton, 78, husband of  Phyllis Ownbey Deaton, of 117 Dry Ridge, Tamassee, passed away Monday, October 7, 2019, at his home.


Native of Oconee County, he was the son of the late Thomas L. and Mary A. Marrett Deaton. Mr. Deaton was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and of the U.S. Navy Reserve. He was a lifetime member of the Blue Ridge Masonic Lodge #92. Mr. Deaton retired as a Service Technician from Southern Bell.


In addition to his wife, Mr. Deaton is survived by his daughters: Angela Hammond (Paul) of Lyman, SC, Kimberly Deaton of Lakewood Ranch, FL and Deborah Deaton of Clemson, SC; sisters: Diane Roberts (Billy) of Starr, SC and Terry L Deaton of Anderson, SC; and grandchild: Dylan Hammond.


In addition to his parents, Mr. Deaton was preceded in death by a brother: Kenneth Larry Deaton; and grandchild: Zachary Hammond.


A memorial service will be conducted at 2:00 PM, Saturday, October 19, 2019, at Davenport Funeral Home Chapel.


Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital via


The family is at their respective homes.

Davenport Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.