He was born Feb. 16, 1951, to Philip and Patricia Powell.
Dean enjoyed riding Harley Davidsons, listening to Reba McIntire and Janice Joplin music. He loved spending time with family and friends and he had a great sense of humor that would occasionally raise a brow.
Dean worked for Columbia House for several years prior to becoming ill.
He was preceded in death by his parents and sister Paula Milner.
Survivors include children Deana, Tommy, and Philip C. Powell, sister Penny Batchelor and husband Danny, Staunton, seven grandchildren as well as many nieces, nephews and extended family members.
Services for Dean will be at French Funeral Home Saturday, May 24, 2008, at 1 p.m., with Pastor Daniel Snyder officiating. Burial will follow at Bee Ridge Cemetery.
Visitation will be at the funeral home from 11 a.m. until time of services Saturday.
Visit www.frenchfuneralhome.com to light a candle in his memory.