April 9, 1947 – March 4, 2017
Durham- Simon Deon Mobley, 69, passed away at his residence on March 4, 2017. He was born to the late Simon and Sallie Mobley in Durham, NC.
Deon graduated from Durham High School in 1965, and went on to attend UNC-CH, where in 1969 he earned a degree in Secondary Education. Deon was a Math Teacher and Assistant Principal at Northern High School in Durham for 32 years. He also served as a Driver’s Ed Teacher. Deon loved spending time with his grandchildren & family. He grew up as a member of Angier Ave Baptist Church, & was most recently a member at The Summit Church (formerly Homestead Heights Baptist Church).
Deon is survived by his high school sweetheart & wife of nearly 50 years, Judy Mobley, of Durham; his son, Jeff (Jennifer), of Apex, NC; daughter, Pam Mahoney (Mike), of Waukee, IA; grandchildren, Megan, Lauren, & Drew Mobley; Aubrey, Zoey, & Bailey Mahoney; his sister, Beverly Solomon (Andy), of McKinney, TX; brother, Donnie Goodwin (Nicki), of Athens, GA; sister-in-law, Jeannette Goodwin, of Durham; and an abundance of cousins, nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Deon is preceded in death by Anna Goodwin Mobley, and Tommy Goodwin, both of Durham.
A Celebration of Life will be held at Braggtown Baptist Church on Wednesday, March 8 at 1:00 pm. There will be a visitation reception following the service. Braggtown Baptist is located at 3218 N Roxboro St. in Durham. In lieu of flowers & in honor of how much Deon loved food, please find a time in the next month to ‘Pay it Forward’ at your favorite restaurant. The arrangements are under the care of Hall-Wynne Funeral Service. Online condolences: www.hallwynne.com.