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Deskin Francis Spaulding

Obituary Date: Monday, March 4, 2019

Deskin Francis Spaulding age 82 of Cumming, Georgia passed away in the early morning hours surrounded by his loving family on March 4,2019. He was born in Washington, Indiana to Harold and Mary Spaulding. Dek spent his childhood in Tyrone, Pennsylvania and graduated from Tyrone High School. He proudly served in the United States Marine Corp after high school. Dek went on to college at Millersville University to play on a football scholarship. After graduation he taught elementary school for a short period and then went on to expand his horizons in the business world, primarily in the lumbar industry. He retired from Weyerhauser Corporation. Dek believed in giving back to the community and was also a member of Good Shepherd Catholic Church. For sixteen years he coached baseball and loved working with the children. He was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers and Penn State fan. Dek loved a round of golf with his friends and spending time with his family and beloved grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years Judeth Spaulding of Cumming, GA.

Children; Brian Spaulding (Tiffany Bohee) of San Francisco, CA., Bethanne Courtney (Brent) of Cumming, GA, Amy Spaulding (Wade Wadsworth) of Atlanta, GA, Jennifer Kinsey (Jason) of Cumming, GA.

Siblings; Patricia McDermott of Oklahoma, Rita Cowher of Pennsylvania, Dale Spaulding (Mary) of Pennsylvania, and Victoria Aults (Brad) of Pennsylvania along with his beloved nieces and nephews.

8 grandchildren; Jacob, Lily, Tucker, Madelyn, Vincent, Francesca, Vivian, and Isabella also survive.

Visitation will be on Friday, March 8,2019 at McDonald and Son Funeral Home from 6-8 pm.

A funeral mass will be held Saturday, March 9,2019 at Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Cumming, GA at 11:00am.

 A reception will be held at 12:30pm in the community room of McDonald and Son Funeral Home 150 Sawnee Drive Cumming, GA 30040 following the service.

Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com.

Arrangements by McDonald and Son Funeral Home, 150 Sawnee Drive, Cumming, GA 30040 (770) 886.9899

Funeral Date
03/09/2019 at 11:00AM
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McDonald & Son Funeral Home
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(770) 886-9899
Address
150 Sawnee Dr, Cumming 30040
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