Fred Dwight Dean, age 49, of Cove, Arkansas, passed away Wednesday, November 30, 2022, at the Mena Regional Health System in Mena. He was born on Friday, June 29, 1973, to Franklin Dean Sr. and Hilda Broach Dean in De Queen, Arkansas.
Fred liked to keep to himself and spend time at the river. He liked to walk down the river and explore and have picnics with his wife, Connie. Fred had an eclectic taste in music and loved pepperoni pizza. He enjoyed playing Xbox and golf in his free time. Fred was a loving husband, brother, uncle, and friend and will be missed by all who knew him.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his son, Gary Dean; his brother, Franklin Dwight Dean Jr.; a nephew, Ethan Denton; and his great-nephew, Jasper Shaver.
Fred is survived by his wife, Connie Jean Dean of Cove; three sisters and brothers-in-law, Angela Darlene and Kevin Holbrook of Vandervoort, Marilyn Ann and Ron Winger of Hatfield, and Wanda Louella and Keith Jewell of Cove; two brothers-in-law, Kenny Denton of Parks, and David Denton of Eufaula, Oklahoma; several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. Cremation arrangements are entrusted to Arkansas Cremation in Little Rock, Arkansas.