DURHAM -Lonnie L. “Jimmie” Dean, 82, died Sunday, October 19, 2014. Jimmie was born December 2, 1931 in Wake County to the late Junie and Minnie Watkins Dean. He was a graduate of Durham High School and attended the University of North Carolina. Jimmy was an Army Veteran of the Korean War. A member of Grey Stone Church in Durham, he was a deacon and also taught Sunday School. Jimmie worked at Hendrick Auto for over 25 years, retiring in 2009. He owned Dean Realty & Insurance and was an avid NASCAR fan. Jimmie enjoyed fishing, golf, travel and the beach.
Jimmie was preceded in death by his wife, June Adams Dean; his brothers, Bill, Buck, Junius, Aubrey, and David Dean; his sisters, Edna Lockamy, Marie Barber, Mozelle Browing, and Agnes Ray.
Surviving are his sons, Michael Dean of Bahama; Robert Dean and wife, Teresa, of Creedmoor; a granddaughter, Hope Dean; and two great grandsons, Caleb and Logan Holt.
Funeral services will be held 2:00pm Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at Grey Stone Church with Dr. Clay Waters officiating. Burial with military honors will follow in Maplewood Cemetery.
Friends may visit from 6:00 – 8:00pm Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at Hall-Wynne Funeral Service.
Flowers are appreciated or memorials may be made to Grey Stone Church, 2601 Hillsborough Road, Durham, NC 27705.
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