Douglas Allen Deaton, 49, died Wednesday, July 26, 2006, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center.
A private burial of his cremains will be at a later date in Glendale Cemetery.
He was born on June 21, 1957, in Des Moines, Iowa, and lived most of his life in the Des Moines area. He was self-employed and loved spending time with his family and friends.
Survivors include his sons, George and William and the love of his life, Dina Deaton, all of Des Moines, Iowa; his father, Glenn Deaton of Dexter; his mothers, Helen Tschirge of Maxwell and Sandra Ruby of Chandler, Ariz.; siblings, Dacia Brooks, Dave Steffa and Kim Sanders.
He was preceded in death by his sister, Becky Steffa Crown.
Memorial donations may be made to the Susan B. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation or the Animal Rescue League.