George Joseph “Joe” Deiter, Jr

George Joseph “Joe” Deiter, Jr., was born December 28, 1953, in Bloomington, Illinois, to George Joseph Deiter, Sr. and Maymie M. Lee. J

Joe entered into eternal rest on February 27, 2018, at his Safford, Arizona, residence following a lengthy illness. He was 64.

Joe is survived by: his children, Arizona Deiter (Safford, AZ), Virginia Deiter (Thatcher, AZ) and Philip Deiter (Tucson, AZ); 6 adored grandchildren, Marlee, Calob, Wyatt, Layne, Harper and Rynnlee; his siblings, Steve (Marjorie) Deiter (Heyworth, IL) and Bonnie (Mike) Olson (Shirley, IL); 5 nieces and nephews; 9 great-nieces and great-nephews and many friends and acquaintances.

Joe was preceded in death by: his nephew, Steven Ray Deiter; his parents, George and Maymie Deiter; and former in-laws, Thomas and Bonnie Campbell.

Memorial services for Joe will be conducted on Saturday, April 21, 2018, at the Safford American Legion Post 32 from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., followed by a later service and interment in Heyworth, IL.

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Arrangements are entrusted to Vining Funeral Home.