Jimmy Deak, age 68, went home to be with the Lord on December 19, 2020.
Born in Akron, he lived in Mogadore most of his life and graduated from Mogadore High School in 1971. Jimmy retired from Rootstown Schools after 16 years of service. He was an avid drag racer with a passion for ’62 Chevy cars, which he passed on to his son. Jimmy was a “jack of all trades” and he enjoyed helping others.
Preceded in death by his father, John Deak; and mother, Nell Deak (Phillips), Jimmy is survived by his beloved son and best friend, John; brother, Roger (Laura) Deak; and sister, Patricia (Larry) Long; and ex-wife, Cindy.
A Memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, December 29th at the Hopkins Lawver MOGADORE Funeral Home, 34 S. Cleveland Avenue (Route 532), Mogadore, Ohio 44260 with Pastor Gregory Royce officiating. Friends and family will be received prior to the service on Tuesday, from 5 to 7 p.m. Masks and social distancing protocols will be observed. The family suggests memorials to Friends Forever, Inc., P.O. Box 30203, Middleburg Heights, OH 44130.
(Hopkins Lawver, MOGADORE, 330-733-6271)