Stillwater News Press


November 5, 2012

Richard A. Dean

Richard  A.  Dean 74 of McAlester, Okla., passed away  Friday, Nov.  2, 2012, at McAlester Regional Health Center.

His service will be held    10:00  a.m Thursday,           Nov. 8, 2012 at    Yale Church of God – Yale, Okla.

Interment will be at Sunset  Memorial Gardens – Stillwater, Okla., under direction of Bishop Funeral Service Officiating    Rev. Michael Clark

Richard was born on Feb. 18, 1938 in Yale, Okla., to Frank Wilham & Elmina Lynch Dean.  He attended schools  in Yale, Okla. Richard lived in Yale & Oregon and several places all over the United States. He  worked on an oil derrick in Drumwright, Okla., and  drove a truck for the local Dr. Pepper distributor. Richard later became a self-employeod brick layer and did many of the buildings on Oklahoma State University campus. He retired when he was 55 but the phone calls kept coming for his brick laying skills of which he was very proud of. Richard was a member of the Yale Church of God.

Survivors: Children & Spouses: Linda & Jim Hurst     of Athens, Pa., Rosalie & David Boggs of        Oolagah, Okla., Rick & Athena Dean            of Tulsa, Okla., Bobby Stimits of Fla.; Brother & sister-in-law:    Ferlan & Yvonne Dean of Yale, Okla.; Sister:    Marie Blackwell of Manford, Okla.; eight  Grandchildren and nine Great-Grandchildren

He was preceded in death by his parents; a child, Kimberly Eslick;  a sister, Mary Lou Roberts & a grandson, Kye Thompson.

Active Pallbearers Gary Hammock; Orvil Akins; Darin Dean; Kevin Dean; Jon Cooper; Bill Thompson.     

Honorary Pallbearers Scotty Stutzman     

STEVE BISHOP FUNERAL SERVICE –              918-426-4244

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