GERALD “TOOTS” DEITZ
Gerald Dayton “Toots” Deitz, 87, of Mt. Lookout, WV
passed away at his home on Friday, March 31, 2017.
Born June 28, 1929 at Mt. Lookout, he was a son of the
late Dewey Earl and Bertha Anna Evans Deitz. He was
also preceded in death by his son, Gerald Wayne, two
sisters, Lucille Frazier and Freda Smith, and by a brother,
He was a Baptist, retired heavy equipment mechanic,
former employee who worked on the construction of the
Summersville Dam and Interstate 79, former employee of
Campbell Tractor and Equipment, and was a former bus
driver of the White Water Rafting Industry in Fayette
County for 23 years.
Survivors include his wife of 67 years, Lula Neil Deitz;
three sons, Rex and Pam of Sterling, VA, Bruce and
Kathy of Stony Point, NC, and Dewey and Anna of
Summersville; one sister, Audra Deitz of Mt. Lookout; nine
grandchildren and twenty-two great grandchildren.
The family would like to thank his special caregiver,
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday,
April 2, 2017 in the White Funeral Home at Summersville
with Pastors Joe Shaffer and Billy Neil officiating.
Interment will follow in the Mt. Pleasant Church Cemetery
at Mt. Lookout.
Friends may call at the funeral home on Sunday one-
hour prior to the funeral services.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.