Timothy James Dean
Timothy J. Dean, 63, passed away on May 14, 2020 at Harbor Hospice in Houston, Texas. He was the widow of Carmen “Lisa” (McLemore) Dean. Timothy, aka Tim, was born in Dayton, Ohio on April 10th, 1957 to Brice James Dean and Helen Marie (Dickey) Dean. Tim graduated from Alief Hastings High School and got an associate degree from Houston Community College. He was employed as a System’s Analyst beginning at his father’s business Dean Data Systems and then at Southern Newspapers where he worked until approximately 2001. Tim enjoyed backpacking style camping and horseback riding. He owned his own horse, “Pistol” and liked to go on trail rides. Tim also enjoyed playing his various guitars and making his own music. Another hobby of his was photography and computers. Tim was a Christian and had a strong faith.
Tim is survived by his brother Gregory E. Dean and sister Anne M. (Dean) Spits. He was preceded in death by his wife Lisa Dean, father Brice Dean, and mother Helen Dean. Tim’s wish was to have his body donated to science in order to help them find a cure for Multiple Sclerosis. The family will hold private ceremonies. Memorial donations can be made to The Multiple Sclerosis Society.