Donald E. Dean, 93, beloved husband of the late Betty Dean, went home to be with his Lord on Sunday, December 17, 2023.
Born in Greenville County, SC, he was the son of the late Wallace and Janette Porter Dean.
A veteran of the Korean War, Donald proudly served his country in the US Navy. Following his honorable service, he devoted many years of his life to J.P. Stevens, embracing a fulfilling career before retiring.
Donald was a member of White Horse Heights Baptist Church. His love for the Lord, his church, and his family was evident to all who knew him. He leaves behind a legacy of love and devotion as a remarkable husband, father, and grandfather.
Donald will be remembered for his unwavering faith, dedication to family, and the impact he made in the lives of those around him. His memory will live on in the hearts of all who were fortunate enough to have known him.
He is survived by son, Scott Dean (Scottie); brothers, Allen C. Dean and Jerry W. Dean; daughters-in-law Becky Dean and Lucy Dean; grandchildren, Josh Dean, Marsha Noll, Sarah Hill, Jacob Dean, Haley Gopalan, and Michael Dean; and a great granddaughter, Izabella Noll.
In addition to his loving wife and parents, he was preceded in death by sons, Donald “Butch” Dean and Michael A. Dean; and brother, Jack P. Dean.
A visitation will be held Thursday, December 21, 2023, from 12:00 p.m. until 12:45 p.m. at White Horse Heights Baptist Church, with the funeral service to follow at 1:00 p.m. Burial will be held in Woodlawn Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to White Horse Heights Baptist Church, 421 Rangeview Circle, Greenville, SC 29617, https://whitehorseheights.com.
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