Harold Edward Dean Jr., age 84, of Blue Ridge, passed away on August 5, 2021, at Heritage Assisted Living in Marietta, GA. Harold was born on December 1, 1936, in McCaysville, GA, to the late Harold Dean, Sr. and the late Mary Viola Adams Dean. Mr. Dean served as a Sgt. in the US Army's 101 First Airborne from 1954-1957. He served as a licensed director of Arthur Murray Dance Studios in Atlanta, Savannah and Macon with his brother William. He was owner and operator of Dean Aviation, Inc, where he did sales and flight training. After moving back to Blue Ridge, Harold owned and operated Dean Heating and Air. He was preceded in death by his father, Harold Dean Sr., his mother, Mary Viola Adams Dean and his son James Dean.
Survivors include: his daughters Janice Rodgers and Aimee McCormick, son Michael Dean, sister, Sarah Breedlove, and brothers, William Dean and Charles Buchanan.
The family will receive friends at the Henry-Cochran Funeral Home of Blue Ridge on Sunday, August 8, 2021, from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm.
Funeral services will be conducted on Sunday, August 8, 2021, at 3:00 pm at the Chastain Memorial Park, Blue Ridge, GA, with Dr. Tom Jordan officiating. Military Honors will be conducted graveside by the North Georgia Honor Guard.
Arrangements entrusted to the Henry-Cochran Funeral Home of Blue Ridge, GA. You may send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at www.cochranfuneralhomes.com.