Albert "Daniel" Dean, age 83 passed away on Saturday, May 29, 2021. Daniel was born to
William and Pearl Dean October 27, 1937. He married Levena (Hardage) Dean, June 26, 1959. This year would have been 63 years together. They had 3 sons, Richard D. (Jorita), Roger D. Dean, and Brian P. Dean (Laura).
Daniel grew up in the car business, his Dad owned Dean Motor Company, where he and his brother, William (Bill) helped their Dad in the shop, repairing cars. When they closed the shop, Daniel & his brother, opened up a mechanic shop and selling used-cars. When his brother passed on, he went to work for Richard Barton Toyota and Buick dealership. While there, he won a trip to Florida for being the top salesman for Buick in a four state area. While there, he received a geen jacket as a Professional Sales Master's Elite Royal Purple Council. When the dealership closed, he went to work for Krumland Toyota for many years. Daniel was the Top Salesman for them also. Later he went on to other dealerships in town. He loved golfing at Spring River Golf Course for many years. He had to quit after having so many back surgeries.
Daniel is also survived by grandchildren; Kateena, Alec, Cory, and Cecelia and six great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his sisters; Lucille Wolf, Mildred Brown, and LaNora Correia. He is survived by his brother-in-law, John Correia and by his sisters-in-law; Leola McLemore, Lois Brown of Roswell, Lila Stevens and Linda Schnaible of Las Cruces. Also surviving him is many nieces and nephews.
Daniel's memorial services will be held at 11:00 am, Monday, June 7, 2021, at LaGrone Funeral Chapel. He will share it with his son, Roger Douglas Dean, who passed away May 25, 2021.
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