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Darin "Dio" Douglas Deal

June 7, 1969 ~ April 13, 2022 (age 52)


DARIN "DIO" DOUGLAS DEAL, 52, of Botkins passed away unexpectedly resulting from an automobile accident Wednesday, April 13, 2022 at 10000 block of Co Rd 25 A. He was born on June 7, 1969 in Sidney, Ohio, the son of the late Harold Douglas Deal and Susan (Boyer) Deal, who survives.

He is survived by his brother Jon (April) Deal of Sidney and his fur baby girls, Maci and Madison. Darin was preceded in death by sister, Deana Sue Deal.

Darin was employed by Iron Worker Local 290 as a Journeyman and Ferguson Construction Company. He was a former drummer in several local bands and was an avid Cincinnati Bengals Fan.  Darin loved heavy metal music especially Ronnie James Dio and Iron Maiden.

No services will be held. Arrangements are in the care of Cromes-Edwards Funeral Home 302 S. Main Ave Sidney. Memorial contributions may be made to S.C.A.R.F. in memory of Darin. Condolences may be expressed to the Deal family at our website,

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