Garry Uranus Deyton

   Garry Uranus Deyton, 63, of Topton, passed away Monday, April 9, 2018, in Erlanger Medical Center.
   He was a native of Cherokee County where he had lived most of his life. He had served in the United States Air Force. Garry had worked for Duke Power as a nuclear engineer. He had worked as a cook locally at Elsie’s Steak & Seafood. Garry loved horseback riding and taking part in the WNC Wagon Train. He was a Christian of the Baptist faith.
   He was the son of Mary Louise Edwards of Topton, and the late Uranus Deyton. He also was preceded in death by a son, Jeremy Deyton, and an infant sister, Susie Diane Deyton.
   Surviving in addition to his mother are a son, Jordan Deyton of South Carolina; three sisters, Sherry Maxwell and husband, Russell of Hendersonville, Sheila Bettis and husband, Bob of Marble, and Gina Jones of Andrews; a brother, Larry Deyton of Topton; seven nieces and nephews; and three great nieces and nephews.
   Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 12, 2018, in the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Andrews, with the Rev. Tommy Jones officiating. Interment will be in the Red Marble Baptist Cemetery, with military rites provided by American Legion Post 96, Murphy DAV Chapter 73 and Hayesville American Legion Post 532, Hayesville VFW Post 6812 (Allison Bristol). Pallbearers will be Jackie, Michael, and Kenneth Deyton, Byron Minto, Russell Maxwell, and Bob Bettis. Tony and Dennis Deyton will serve as honorary pallbearers.
   The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, April 11, at Ivie Funeral Home in Andrews.
   Ivie Funeral Home, Andrews, is in charge of all arrangements.
   An online guest register is available at

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