Jon A. Dean, 86, of Metropolis, IL, formerly of Louisville, KY, passed away on Friday, January 10, 2020 at Southgate Health Care Center in Metropolis.
Private services will be held at a later date.
Mr. Dean was a Colonel in the Army Reserves, serving 17 years for his country. He was also named a Kentucky Colonel and a guitarist who loved to write songs and poetry. Jon made his career as a high-end retail salesman, then retired as a supervisor from the Louisville Welcome Center.
Jon is survived by his wife of almost 16 years, Mary Dean; two daughters, Whitney Bell (Michael) and Christy Young (David); one son, Phil Dean; six grandchildren, Teran, Jason, Alex, Dylan, Casey and shaun; two stepchildren, Jana nee Ramsey Liao (Willie) and John Ramsey (Debbie); two step grandchildren, Drew and Harrison; one daughter-in-law, Therese Dean; several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Lloyd and Irma Dean; first wife, Margaret Dean; one son, Doug Dean; one grandson, Nicholas; two brothers, Joe and Ted Dean.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home in Metropolis. Online condolences may be left at www.aikinsfarmer-millerfh.com.
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