Charles David Dean, known as “Chief Charlie” or “Mars” by his friends, 66, of Seneca Rocks passed away April 3, 2022, at Grant Memorial Hospital.
He was born on Nov. 11, 1955, the son of the late Kelly Dean and Frances Louise (Greenway) Hawkins of Petersburg.
Mr. Dean attended school in Maryland and worked for Pilgrim’s Pride in Moorefield.
He was an avid collector of Indian artifacts, having once lived in a teepee. He also enjoyed camping and hiking with his family. He will be remembered as a good friend and father.
Surviving are a daughter, Christina Heavner of Moorefield; four sons, Brian Dean (Brittany Snyder), Charlie Dean and Joshua VanMeter, all of Moorefield, and Jeremy Dean of Hagerstown, Maryland; a brother, Michael Dean of Silver Springs, Maryland; and eight grandchildren, Lucca, Willow, Kylo, Everlay, Sage, Kole, Payton, and Ieesha.
A funeral service was held Friday at the Basagic Funeral Home in Petersburg with Charles Henry officiating. Interment was at the Dean Family Cemetery in Upper Tract.
Memorials may be made to the family, c/o the Basagic Funeral Home, PO Box 400, Petersburg, WV 26847.
Memories and words of comfort may be left at www.basagic.com or on Facebook at Basagic Funeral Home.