Douglas Duane Deakin passed on January 4, 2023. His otherwise golden heart failed him.
He was born on January 4, 1990 to David and Debra Stokes Deakin. He grew up in Tremonton, Utah where he attended Bear River High School. He received a bachelor’s degree from Utah State University. He served an LDS mission in the Phoenix, Arizona mission.
He married his best friend, Alisha Checketts, in 2013 in the Logan LDS temple. They have been blessed with three sons, Jason, William and Porter.
He enjoyed working as the manager for Valley Implement in Elwood. He was a friend to everyone he associated with.
Doug had a special love for music and was a talented musician. He was passionate about percussion and played the drums in several rock bands as well as the USU drum line, jazz orchestra, and percussion ensembles.
Doug is survived by his wife, Alisha and by his sons Jason, William and Porter. He is also survived by his parents, David and Debra Deakin, and brothers Michael, Andrew, Justin and Brandon, and his mother-in-law Sandra Checketts.
He was preceded in death by his father-in-law, Chris Checketts.
Services will be held on Saturday, January 7, 2023 at 10 A.M. Viewings will be held on Friday, January 6, 2023 from 5-7 P.M. and prior to the service from 8:30-9:30 A.M. All services will be held at the Fielding Stake Center (4375 W 15600 N, Garland).
The funeral service will be livestreamed below.
In lieu of flowers, a home renovation is in progress which will help raise the boys. Please donate to Doug’s Venmo. The link can be found at the very bottom of his obituary page.