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David Arnold Dean

1929 - 2015 David Arnold Dean was born June 1, 1929 in Brockton, MA and died July 24, 2015 at Vernon Green in Vernon, VT at the age of 86. He was the only son bon to Ellery Cushing Dean and Phoebe Chase Dean. Dr. Dean was an ordained Advent Christian minister who served churches in New Hampshire, Quebec, Massachusetts and Florida; an administrator and professor at Berkshire Christian College; a Theology professor at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary; a distinguished Advent Christian theologian; a missionary who served in Mexico, Japan, India and the Phillippines; and the author of numerous books. He impacted the lives of countless people through his preaching, teaching and writing. His life was a reflection of the character of the Lord he served and his legacy continues in the lives of his family and students. Dr. David A. Dean is survived by his wife, Lee K. Barringer Dean of the Advent Christian Village in Dowling Park, FL; four sons; Rev. Dwight S. Dean (Barbara) of Windsor Locks, CT; Rev. David E. Dean (Melodie) of Sandwich, IL; Rev. Paul M. Dean (Linda) of Pink Hill, N.C., a sister, Natalie Gartman (Gene) Orangeburg, S.C.; 15 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife of 59 years, Dorothy P. Dean. FUNERAL NOTICE: His funeral service will be held at the Village Church in Dowling Park, FL on Friday, July 31, 2015 at 11 a.m. with Dr. Timothy Setzer officiating. Visitation will be held at the Village Church before the funeral from 10 to 11a.m. and burial will follow immediately at the Bixler East Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Berkshire Christian College, the Advent Chistian Village or Vernon Advent Christian Home. Beggs Funeral Home Madison Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on July 29, 2015
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