A resident of Denham Springs, he died at his home early Saturday, April 20, 2013. He was 52. Memorial services are pending with Seale Funeral Home, Denham Springs. He is survived by his mother, Joan L. Deats and sister, Sharon Anderson both from Denham Springs, son, Scott Deats, two grandchildren, Elijah Deats and Scott Deats, Plainfield, NJ, numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, George Deats, grandparents, Henry and Dorothy Bowers and George and Eula Deats. There will be a visitation held at Emmanuel Baptist Church on Arnold Rd. on Thursday, April 25, 2013 from 1:00PM until a Memorial service at 2:00PM. Service will be conducted by Rev. Max Landry. Please sign the online guestbook at www.sealefuneral.com.