Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, February 16, 2013, at Mt. Zion Heathman Church in Indianola with Pastor Leon Minnifield officiating. Burial will follow in Riverside Memorial Gardens in Indianola.
Visitation will be from 1-5 p.m. Friday, February 15, 2013, at Dillon Funeral Home in Indianola.
Survivors include his father, Percy Townsend Jr. of Indianola; son, Michael Deal of Indianola; brother, Henry Townsend of Indianola; sisters, Vivian Townsend of Peoria, Ill., and Hazel Townsend of Indianola.