Cover photo for Michael Alan Dekle's Obituary
Michael Alan Dekle Profile Photo

Michael Alan Dekle

September 1, 1955 — March 12, 2024

Lake Park


Michael Alan Dekle, age 68, of Lake Park, passed away suddenly Tuesday, March 12, 2024. Mr. Dekle was born on September 1, 1955, in Pelham, Georgia to the late Milwood and Frances Porter Dekle. A veteran of the United States Army, he had served for 11 years on active duty and 3 years in the reserves. A recipient of the Army Commendation Medal, his duty stations included Korea and Germany. A proud veteran, Mr. Dekle was honored by the Daughters of the Confederacy for his family heritage of military service, all the way back to the Civil War. He was employed by the Colquitt Board of Education as an HVAC specialist. A faithful member of Victory Baptist Church, Mr. Dekle was also a member of the Gold Wing Road Riders Association. 

Survivors are his wife, Patsy Dekle of Lake Park; son and daughter-in-law, Steven R. W. Dekle (Cheral) of Lantry, South Dakota;  two daughters and sons-in-law, Shelley Robinson (Matthew) of Lake Park; Selena Dukes (Brandon) of Lake Park; eight grandchildren, Cameron, Garrick, Zachary, and Stetson Dekle, of Lantry South Dakota; Sadie & Madelyn Robinson, Griffin & Gearis Dukes of Lake Park.   Also surviving are two brothers, Patrick Dekle and Cary Dekle of Mitchell County, numerous nieces, and nephews. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a sister, Beverly Cox, two brothers, Ashley Dekle and Dr. Andrew Dekle.

A funeral service for Mr. Dekle will be on Tuesday March 26, 2024, at 11:00 am at Victory Baptist Church with the Reverend Elkin Harnage officiating. Burial will follow at McLane Riverview Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Carson McLane Funeral Home has been entrusted with services for Mr. Dekle. Condolences may be made online at 

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Michael Alan Dekle, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Tuesday, March 26, 2024

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Add to Calendar

Family will receive friends at the church prior to the service

*Standard text messaging rates apply.

Funeral Service

Tuesday, March 26, 2024

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Add to Calendar

*Standard text messaging rates apply.


Tuesday, March 26, 2024

Add to Calendar

McLane Riverview Memorial Gardens

3945 N. Valdosta Road
Valdosta, GA 31602

*Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 1820

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors