Funeral services for Robert “Bob” Earl Deal Sr., 65, of Killeen, will be at 12:30 p.m. today at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Killeen. Burial service with full military honors will follow at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery.
Mr. Deal died June 12, 2017, at Cornerstone Hospital in Round Rock. He was born Oct. 16, 1951, grew up in Sidney, Nebraska, and joined the Army in 1977.
He proudly served his country during Desert Storm and earned the Bronze Star Medal. He later retired as a sergeant first class after 22 years of service. He returned to work as an instructor for the military. He enjoyed cooking, traveling and spending time with his family, friends and his dog, Buddy.
Mr. Deal was preceded in death by his parents, James and Mary Louise Deal; and brother, James “Jim” Deal.
Survivors include his wife, Jung Deal; three sons, Robert Deal Jr., William “Billy” Deal and his wife, Erin, and David Deal; two grandsons, Austan Deal and Dylan Deal; two brothers, William “Bill” Deal and his wife, Donna, and Lloyd “Butch” Deal and his wife, Sandra; and sister, Betty Pettit.
Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Killeen is in charge of arrangements. Offer condolences at www.crawfordbowersfuneralhome.com.