Charles Gary Dean of McKinney, Texas, passed away February 11, 2013, at the age of 76.
He was born August 7, 1936, to Harlan and Maureen (Mitchell) Dean in Slaton, Texas.
In 1964, Gary married Wanda "Dusty" Henry in Dallas, Texas.
Gary was a professional photographer from 1964 until the present and was well known as "The Picture Man." His love of God's nature captivated him and the Lord gave him an "eye" to see in nature God's awesome works.
December 25, 1999, the Lord provided Gary with a new "liver" and through this awesome gift the Lord guided Gary to minister and share the Word of God to the Salvation Army, churches and many, many individuals.
Gary is survived by his wife, Dusty Dean, of McKinney, Texas; daughter, Dena Dean of Melissa, Texas; grandsons, Ashtin, Derrick and Clint Hoffmann of Melissa, Texas; sister, Kaye Dean of Lubbock, Texas; brothers, Jimmy Dean of Lubbock, Texas, and Wes Dean of Little Elm, Texas; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and son Lee Lindsey.
A funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m., Friday, February 15, 2013, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home Chapel in Allen, Texas. Interment is to follow the service at Ridgeview Memorial Park in Allen, Texas. The family will receive friends during a visitation on Thursday evening from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Salvation Army at https://donate.salvationarmyusa.org or the American Cancer Association at www.cancer.org/involved/donate.
To convey condolences or to sign an online registry, please visit www.tjmfuneral.com
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