READSTOWN -- John “JD” Deal, 66, of Readstown passed away Monday, July 20, 2020, in his home. He was born April 26, 1954, in Boscobel, Wis., to the late John and Carol (Tadder) Deal. JD was a truck driver for many years and also farmed. He was a diehard fan of John Deere. He loved to hunt, fish and play pool. He was known as the king of BS. JD was a trustee for the Readstown Village Board and vice president of the Readstown Advancement Association.
Survivors include his significant other of 32 years, Linda Howell; Linda's mother, Aileen Kegley; Linda's sister, Marsha (Ethan) Jones; Linda's children, Cheryl (Randy) Halverson, RJ (Krystal) Howell, Vickie (significant other, Kent Phillips) Schneider; JD's three children, Charity Richmond, Chasity Coppernoll and Jason Deal; siblings, Kay and Sue Sheire, Valerie (Terry) Harris, Carol Deal, JoAnn Deal, Charlie Deal and Joe (Kathy) Deal; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; aunts, nieces, nephews and several cousins.
JD was preceded in death by his parents; his stepmother, Doris Deal; several siblings; and Linda's father; and JD's hunting buddy, Allan Kegley.
Per JD's wishes, a small gathering of family and friends will be held at a later date.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.vossfh.com.
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