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Francis M. Dean

May 29, 1929 — October 20, 2017

Francis Marion DeanLaurensFrancis Marion Dean, 88, of 413 Dean Drive and husband of June Williams Dean passed away Friday, October 20, 2017, at his home.Born in Silver Spring, MD, he was the son of the late Marvin Douglas and Ruth Lytle Dean. A US Navy veteran of the Korean Conflict, Mr. Dean was owner and operator of Dean's Inc. He was a former member of the Laurens Lion's Club, a Mason and member of Palmetto Lodge #19 and a Hejaz Shriner. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Laurens. A loving husband, father and grandfather, Mr. Dean will always be remembered by his family and friends for his everlasting humor.Surviving in addition to his wife are a daughter, Karen Dean Davis and husband Lary of Greenwood; grandchildren, Matthew Cooper Dean (Lori), Landon Keith Davis, Kramer Dean Davis, Zak Davis and Keri Davis; great-grandchildren, Michaela Dean, Aubrey Dean, Cooper Dean, Jr. and Lauren Dean.He was predeceased by a son, Keith Dean.Funeral services will be 3:00 PM Monday, October 23, 2017, at The Kennedy Mortuary Chapel conducted by Dr. Carol Byrd and Rev. Harley Feltman. Entombment will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery Mausoleum with Masonic Rites.The family will be at the home and will receive friends at The Kennedy Mortuary one hour prior to the serviceThe family would like to thank Amedisys Hospice for the loving care given to Mr. Dean.Memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church, 400 West Main Street, Laurens, SC 29360. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Francis M. Dean please visit our Sympathy Store.

Cemetery Details

Forest Lawn Mausoleum
765 East Main Street
SC, 29360


OCT 23. 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (EDT)

The Kennedy Mortuary

606 West Main Street PO Box 282

Laurens, SC, 29360


OCT 23. 3:00 PM (EDT)

The Kennedy Mortuary Chapel

606 W. Main St.

Laurens, SC

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