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Nevada Appeal Staff Reports

A funeral for Paul Leon Dessaussois, 37, a Dayton resident for the past four years, will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at FitzHenry’s Chapel of Faith.

A visitation will be held today from 6 to 8 p.m. at FitzHenry’s Funeral Home. Burial at Dayton Cemetery will follow Tuesday’s service.

Mr. Dessaussois died April 8, 2004, in Dayton.

He was born May 17, 1966, in Martinez, Calif., to Robert and Carol (Brooks) Dessaussois.

Prior to living in Dayton, he lived in Carson City and California.

Mr. Dessaussois was a key slot person for the Dayton Depot Casino in Dayton. He was a member of Battle Born Kenpo Karate. He served in the U.S. Navy.

Among his survivors are his wife, Dawn Dessaussois of Dayton; sons A.J. Donham, Christopher Dessaussois and Halen Dessaussois of Dayton; parents Bob and Carol Dessaussois; sister and brother-in-law Jenine and Gary Chrysler; sisters Leean Dessaussois and Laura Wiggins; nephews Bradley, Justin and Matthew; and niece, Kiara.

Memorials can be sent to the Dayton Depot Casino at 755 Highway 50 East, Dayton, NV 89403; or the Nevada State Bank inside the Dayton Smith’s store.