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Lonnie L. “Jimmie” Dean

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. Jimmy 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.

Jimmy 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 2:00 p.m. Wednesday at Grey Stone Church with Dr. Clay Waters officiating. Burial with Military Honors will follow in Maplewood Cemetery.

Friends may visit from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. today 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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