Billy was born in McGehee on February 13, 1955 to the late Olin John Deaton and Christine Elizabeth Alford Deaton.
He was a longtime shop foreman for Dumas Ford. He also owned and operated Billy’s Three Wheeler Shop before retiring. He loved to hunt, collect guns and ride motorcycles. Billy enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.
Other than his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Shelia Deaton and his brother Johnny Deaton.
Survivors include his son, Tyler (Pricilla) Deaton of McGehee; daughter, Kolby (Shane Michael) Weatherford of Hot Springs; grandchildren, Cheyenne, Tynsley, Landon Weatherford and Kamden, Kaylen and Isabella Deaton.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, December 27, at McGehee Cemetery with Bro. Dwayne Dennis officiating.