Obituary for Harry Corbett "Buddy" Dean
Published in Tallahassee
Democrat on May 14, 2017
Harry Corbett "Buddy" Dean, 87, beloved husband and father, passed on early
Friday morning May 12, 2017 at Big Bend Hospice House to be with his
Heavenly Father. Born in Marianna, FL January 8, 1930, moved to Tallahassee
in 1931. He was in Elementary Education at FSU Development Research School
and graduated from Leon High School. He has a Bachelor's degree in business
administration from FSU 1951. He served in USAF 1951-55 in the Korean War
and retired from several State of Florida agencies.
He is preceded in
death by a sister, Carol Dean Jones, and his parents Henry C. and Mabel
Rountree Dean. Surviving him are his wife of 43 years, Carolyn Wallace
Dean; daughters, Katherine Dean DonTigny (Michael) of Hillsboro,OR, Lynda
Dean Jensen (Frank) of Dahlonega, GA, Sandra Dean Bell (Robert) of Pace,
FL, stepsons, Charles H. Culpepper, Jr. of Tallahassee, Michael C.
Culpepper of Tallahassee, brother-in-law, Alfred Wallace of Tallahassee;
grandchildren, Sierra Bustya, Benjamin Jensen, Tyler Bell, Malcolm Jensen,
Tanner Bell, step granddaughter, Alison Culpepper and step grandson Brian
Culpepper, and many dear friends.
Buddy was a faithful member of
Tallahassee Heights United Methodist Church. He and Carolyn enjoyed many
adventuresome travels for most of their marriage.