MONTICELLO, IND. -- Robert Harold Dean, 62, of Monticello died Feb. 9, 2008, at St. Elizabeth Medical Center. He was born Feb. 25, 1945 in Elmira, N.Y. He was the son of the late Harold and Viola Sperbeck Dean. He was married in Rock Hill, S.C. on May 24, 1979 to Nancy Stanly, and she survives.
He was in the Marine Corps serving in Viet Nam. Before becoming disabled he worked as a supervisor at Monon Trailer and PFT. He also ran newspaper routes for the Monticello Herald Journal. He was an avid Cub's fan and loved baseball. Robert was passionate about supporting our troops in Iraq. He wrote letters to many soldiers to encourage them.
He is survived by his wife and two sons, Jonathon Dean, (wife, Regina) of Rock Hill, S.C. and Daniel Gordon of Florida; two daughters, Jennifer Shelley of Rock Hill, S.C. and Angie Campbell of Mulberry; one sister, Linda Vonrapapki of Monticello; one grandson, Phillip Dean; and six granddaughters, Meagan and Rebecca Shelley, Sara Dean, Carri and Destinee Campbell and Alexis Gordon.
Private family service at a later date. Hippensteel Funeral Home entrusted with care.
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