Michael Ray Dean, 56, of Elizabethtown, died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012, at his home.
He was a native of Tucson, Ariz., a member of Grace Heartland Church and the Bucksnort Longhunters. He retired from the U.S. Army
and was a former truck driver for Summitt Trucking.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Franklin Delano and Josephine Payne Dean. He is survived by the love of his life for 30 years, Claudia Dean; one son, Patrick Michael (Michelle) Dean of Elizabethtown; three brothers, Franklin Dean of New Mexico, Jeff Dean of West Virginia and Donald Dean of Texas; and one sister, Deloris Neal of Texas.
A memorial service is at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Brown Funeral Home in Elizabethtown with the Rev. Jeff Noel officiating. Burial follows in Kentucky Veterans Cemetery-Central in Radcliff. Visitation begins 9 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
A celebration of life follows in spring 2013.