A funeral for James R. "Reuben" Deal, 77, of Gloucester, was held at 3 p.m. Wednesday in Severn Church, Naxera. He died Feb. 25, 2012.
He was self-employed and was a member of Severn Church and a former member of the Williamsburg Exchange Club. He was in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War.
Survivors include his wife, Darlene L. Deal, and her daughters; son, James W. Deal of Williamsburg; brother, Kenneth Earl; sister, Laura Francis Rothenbush, and two grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John William Deal Sr. and Annie Pearl Deal; his brothers, George, John, William, and sister, Roselle Clough.
The family received friends from 2-3 o’clock before the service, which was conducted by the Rev. William West.
Memorial donations may be made to the Building Fund of Severn Church, 9066 Robins Neck Road, Gloucester, Va. 23061.
Andrews Funeral Home, Gloucester, was in charge.