Little League® International Mourns the Passing of 2017 LLBWS Coach Malcolm Joseph Deason


Malcolm Joseph Deason at the 2017 LLBWS

Little League® International honors the memory of Malcolm Joseph Deason, a coach for the 2017 Southwest Region team at the Little League Baseball® World Series, who has passed away at the age of 48.

Mr. Deason, a resident of Lufkin, Texas, was very active in his local community and helped coach his son, Malcolm, and the rest of the Lufkin (Texas) Little League team to a Southwest Region championship title and a trip to Williamsport, Pennsylvania.

In addition to his volunteer service as a Little League coach, Mr. Deason was the Lufkin Market President at Cadence Bank. Previously, he was the Senior Vice President of Commercial Banking at Southside Bank.

Malcolm Deason and his son at the 2017 LLBWS