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Obituary for Paul Ray Dean Sr.

Paul Ray Dean Sr. of Richwoods, Missouri, was born on March 3, 1959 in St Louis, MO, a son of the late Buck and Eula (Radford) Dean. Paul departed this life on July 15, 2022, having reached the age of sixty-three years, four months, and twelve days.

Those who remain to mourn his passing are his children: Paul Dean Jr of Sullivan, Jimmie Dean (wife, Andrea) of Hillsboro, Kevin Eldridge (wife, Jessica) of Imperial, Catherine Reed (boyfriend, Eric) of Sullivan; eleven grandchildren: Emmy-Lou Marie, Tori, Chloe, Michael, Kayleigh, Aurora, Willie, Little Emily, Lacey, Erik; three great-grandchildren: Ali, TJ, Landyn; siblings: Charlie Dean (wife, Charlotte) of Potosi, Darlene Coffman of Arnold, Christine Henson (husband, William) of Potosi, Pauline Dean of Leadwood, Theresa Lawson (husband, Sterling) of Potosi; girlfriend, Connie Kimbrell of Richwoods; mother of his children: Patricia Westrich-Eldridge. Paul is also survived by other relatives and many friends.

In addition to his parents, Paul was preceded in death by one son; daughter, Patricia Dean; siblings: Donald Dean, Joe Dean, and Arlene Sue Willet.

A Visitation will be Thursday, July 21, 2022, from 1 pm to 8pm at DeClue Funeral Home. Visitation will continue on Friday, July 22, 2022, from 9 am to 1 pm.

A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, July 22, 2022, at 1 pm at the DeClue Memorial Chapel, officiated by Bro. David Godat. Interment will follow at Little Radford Cemetery in Centerville, Missouri.

DeClue Funeral Home was honored to have served the family of Paul Dean.