Albert F. “Butch” Deems, Jr.

By | March 11, 2015

Albert F. “Butch” Deems Jr., age 58, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away Sunday, March 8, 2015. He was born March 6, 1957 in Glen Dale, West Virginia to the late Albert F. Deems Sr. and Lillie M. (Freeland) Deems.

He was a loving husband, father, and grandpa. He enjoyed hunting and watching the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Butch is survived by his wife of 38 years, Rhoda (Curry) Deems; two daughters, Terri (Brian) Miller and Tonya Blazer (David); three grandchildren, Elizabeth Blazer, Ryan Lucas, and Christina Lucas; sisters, Rose (Stanley) Cwierz and Ivie (Tom) Addis; brother, Larry Deems; mother-in-law, Rosalee Baisden; sister-in-law, Della (Roy) Hebebrand; as well as several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Laura M. Nesto.

Friends may call at the Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home of Jackson on Monday, March 16, 2015 from 5 to 8 p.m. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at 1 p.m. with Rev. David Rahamut officiating. Burial will follow in Vega Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to the funeral home to help with funeral expenses. Online condolences may be sent to: