Kenneth Douglas Dean, 78, of Ravenswood, WV passed away February 22, 2013 at CAMC, Memorial Division; Charleston, WV.
He was born March 16, 1934 in Richwood, WV, to Gilbert O. and Ellen Peters Dean.
He served in the U.S. Marine Corp. He was retired welder and Millwright at Ravenswood Aluminum. He attended the Ravenswood Church of the Nazarene. He was an avid pilot having begun flying in the Marines and enjoyed his times as a member of the Ravenswood Lions Club.
Surviving is his wife of 56 years, Loretta “Rae” Dean, of Ravenswood, WV; his sons: Bruce Dean and his wife, Sherry of Charleston, SC; Scott Dean and his wife, Sue, of Cottageville, WV; Brian Dean of Ravenswood, WV; brothers, Jim Dean and his wife, Irene, of Ravenswood, WV and Bern Dean and his wife, Jodie, of Ravenswood, WV. In addition his grandchildren, Ashley Dean Potts and her husband, Corwyn, of Biloxi, Mississippi; Cassie, Sara, and Alex Adkins of Sandyville, WV; great grandson, Tucker Potts of Biloxi, Mississippi.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
The service was Monday, February 25, 2013 at Roush Funeral Home, Ravenswood, WV. Pastor David Shirer officiated
Burial followed at Ravenswood Cemetery, Ravenswood, WV
Friends visited the family at Roush Funeral Home on Monday, February 25, until the time of service.
Memorials may be made, in lieu of flowers, to the Ravenswood Church of the Nazarene, 1108 Gallatin Street, Ravenswood, WV 26164
Condolences may be expressed to the family by email at email@example.com or on our website at www.roushfuneralhome.com.