James Leroy Dean
James Leroy Dean, 71, of Springfield, died at 1:40 pm, Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at his home. He was born August 15, 1943 in Springfield, to Robert and Ethel Good Hatten. He married Jeanette “Jan” Casher on June 25, 1977 and she survives.
Also surviving are three sons, Toby (Missy) Dean of Raymond; Keith Dean of Sitka, AK and Billy (Erin) Berriman of Springfield; five grandchildren; one sister, Joan Shadwick of Macomb; three nieces and two nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one son, Arind Berriman.
James retired from the Department of Corrections.
Graveside Service: 1 pm, Friday, July 31, 2015 at Camp Butler National Cemetery where military honors will be conducted.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Make-A-Wish Foundation.