Raymond Lloyd Dean was born September 18, 1932 in Long Shot Mississippi and died September 22, 2017 in Canton Mississippi.

He was preceded in death by his parents Sione Dean and Ruby Jones of Cleveland Mississippi, brothers Jesse Dean of Sulphur Louisiana and Clyde Dean (Betty) of Hawley Pennsylvania, and son Allen Dean of Canton Mississippi.

He is survived by his wife Alma Henderson of Fordyce Arkansas, sisters Lillie Kennedy (Jerry) of Pascagoula Mississippi and Dovie Weaver (Melvin) of Vancleave Mississippi, brother Richard Dean of Carthage Mississippi, daughters Cindy Laughlin (Brian) of Canton Mississippi and Tina Buckley of Grenada Mississippi, son Raymond Dean (Kim) of Pascagoula, granddaughters Christy Gonzalez (Douglas) of Cleveland Mississippi, Brandi Laughlin of Brandon Mississippi and Melissa Chamness of Baton Rouge Louisiana, grandsons Terrance Clark (Candy) Coldwater Mississippi, Christopher Clark (Sequin) of Tupelo Mississippi, Cody Dean of Sulphur Louisiana, Raymond Clark (Wendy) of Cleveland Mississippi and Troy Gregory of Brandon Mississippi.

He has 12 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.