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1955 Ronald 2020

Ronald Oneal Dean

November 28, 1955 — August 28, 2020

Ronald O'Neal Dean was born to the late Ivy O'Neal Whitworth and Betty Ruth Dean on November 28, 1955 in Nashville, Tennessee. He transitioned to eternal life on Friday, August 28, 2020.

Ronald O'Neal, better known as Ronnie, accepted Christ at an early age. Ronnie was employed by Provence Bread Company until his illness.

Ronald had an amazing spirit, which left a major impact on every life he touched. He will be truly missed by his family and friends.

Ronnie was preceded in death by father, Ivy O'Neal Whitworth; mother, Betty Ruth Dean; sister, Ivy Legay Kinzer; grandmothers, Ora Dean and Dorothy Whitworth; aunts, Louise Hardy, Elizabeth Hall, Delores Whitworth and Birdie Pulliam; uncles, Jewell D. Dean, Percy Henry Dean Jr.

Ronnie is survived by wife, Marialisa Dean; daughter Kesha (Steve) Hunter; stepdaughters, Shirlisa Caldwell and Sharyia Dean; brothers, Calvin Whitworth (New York), Robert Tyrone (Renee) Ezell, Andre (Cathy) Dean, and Gregory Scott Payne; sisters, Delores (John) Brown, Valerie (Ervin) Sanderford, Dorothea Wade, Andrea (Billy) Johnson, Carolyn Pratt, Tiffany (Monti) Bonds, Antoinette (Coty) Morrow; grandchildren, Stephen Hunter, T'Quanna Douglas, and Timesha Douglas; great grandchildren, Adrien Koon, Richard Douglas, Denver King; devoted uncles, Jesse Dean, Robert Whitworth; devoted friend, Donita Roberson; stepchildren, Marnita Roberson, Sharonda Roberson and Quiana Roberson; devoted cousin, Doris McLay; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and other family members and friends cherish his precious memories.
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Thursday, September 3, 2020

4:00 - 4:30 pm (Central time)

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2422 Brick Church Pike, Nashville, TN 37207

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