|Birth: ||Mar. 20, 1929|
|Death: ||May 17, 2006|
BALLINGER — Bill Dean, 77, of Ballinger, Texas, died Wednesday, May 17, 2006, in a San Angelo hospital.
There will be a visitation from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, May 19, at Lange Funeral Home. Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 20, at First Christian Church in Ballinger, with Donald Moon officiating. Interment will follow in Old Runnels Cemetery in Ballinger.
Bill was born March 20, 1929, in Runnels County to Ernest and Ida Gardner Dean. He married Lola Anderson Gifford on March 24, 1988, in Midland County. He served with the 36th Division of the Army National Guard in Ballinger for 13 years. He was a farmer and did custom hay baling around the area for many years.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Herb "Boonie" Dean; and stepson David Gifford.
Survivors include his wife, Lola Dean, of Ballinger; son Larry Dean of New Braunfels; two stepchildren, Jimmy Gifford and wife Peggy of LaGrange, Texas, and Becky Kunkel and husband Joe of Midland, Texas; sister Martha Palmer of Ballinger; one granddaughter, Alyson Strube and husband Wayne of San Antonio; one great-grandson, Caleb Strube of San Antonio; sister-in-law Judy Dean of Ballinger; and step-grandchildren J.D. Kunkel, Heather Craig and husband Andrew of Tulsa, Okla., Amanda Gifford, Trey Gifford and Shawn Gifford, all of LaGrange, Texas, David and wife Patricia Gifford of Ballinger, and Amber Ann Gifford of Junction.
Ernest Herbert Dean (1903 - 1988)
Jewel Gardner Dean (1905 - 1997)
Larry William Dean (1950 - 2014)*
Herbert Harville Dean (1924 - 2000)*
George William Dean (1929 - 2006)
Old Runnels Cemetery
Maintained by: Sandra Brookshire Behne
Originally Created by: Randy
Record added: May 24, 2006
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