Dean Allen Hudnall, 31, of Beverly Hills, Fla., died Saturday May 11, 2013, in Bushnell as a result of an automobile accident. He was born April 11, 1982, in Inverness to John A. and Kimberly K Hudnall. He was a lifelong resident of Citrus County. He was a welder employed by Big Span Structures LLC.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Kimberly K. Jansen (Rick); cousin, Tim Hudnall; aunt, Barbi; and grandmother, Louise. Surviving are his father, John A. Hudnall (Laura) of South Bend, Ind.; daughter, Kember A. Hudnall of Sarasota (mother Patricia O'keefe); girlfriend of three years, Natalina Petrucci; maternal grandparents, Carroll and Sharron Phipps; uncles, Donnie Marshman (Cathy), Troy Phipps (Fawnn); aunts, Kimberly Phipps (Lindsey), Tamera Loggins; cousins, Trevor Phipps, Josh Marshman, Jamie Marshman, Nikkya Marshman, Ryan Loggins and Tyler Loggins; paternal grandparents, Ira Hudnall (Wanda); uncles, David Hudnall (Julie), Don Hudnall (Michelle) and Chad Hudnall (Cathy); cousins, Justin Hudnall, Luke Hudnall, Kalina Hudnall, Conner Hudnall, Ellen Bates, Erin Bates, Kyle Bates, Colton Hudnall, Dylan Hudnall, Carter Hudnall and Laney Hudnall; and his proud brothers, Jered Hudnall (Holly), Chandler Hill, Ian Jansen and Chad Maure. He also has many other friends and family from the Citrus County area all the way to South Bend, Ind., who loved him dearly. "He was a man who any father, mother or brother could be proud of."
A memorial service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 18, 2013, at the Strickland Funeral Home Chapel in Crystal River, followed by an Eternal Ascent Society cremains scattering by balloon at the Fort Island Gulf Beach in Crystal River. Any contributions in lieu of flowers may be made to grandmother Sharron Phipps, 827 N. Lyle Ave. Crystal River, FL 34429.