Floyd G. “Mac” McDeavitt, Msgt. Retired, 76, of Columbus, Ohio, formerly of Walnutport, PA, went to be with our Lord on November 25, 2012. He was the husband of Barbara (Schultz) McDeavitt. The couple celebrated their 11th wedding anniversary last December 1.

Born and raised in Slippery Rock, he was the son of the late Albert and Alberta McDeavitt. Mac faithfully and honorably served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps and the U.S. Air Force, with 30 years of service. He was a member of the VFW Post #7215 Walnutport.

An avid fisherman and hunter, Mac enjoyed many fishing trips to Canada with his brother-in-law Robin Schultz and long-time friend John Bender. He also enjoyed hunting with his nephew Dan Lindey and his brother Tom McDeavitt.

Survivors: In addition to his wife; daughter Barbara Jo and her husband, Richard McCarney; stepdaughters, Patricia and her husband, Raymond Sundy, Jacelyn Cressman, and Laura and her husband, Tom Woodrum; brother, Tom McDeavitt; twin sister, Lauretta Lindey, and sister, Garnet Speer; grandchildren, Carl, Jordan, Amy and Ansleigh Cressman, Preston, Grady and Lillian Woodrum, Aimee McLaughlin, and Kyle, Cassie and Jamie McCarney; 2 great grandchildren; and his beloved dog, Noel; predeceased by brothers Albert “Bill” McDeavitt and Jess McDeavitt.

Services: A memorial service will be held 7:30 p.m. Friday, December 21, 2012 in the Heintzelman Funeral Home, Inc., 4906 Route 309, Schnecksville with the Rev. Dennis W. Moore officiating. Family and friends may pay their respects one hour prior to the service in the funeral home.

Contributions: In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The American Red Cross.

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