Robert Dell Dean, Jr., 71, of Chuckey, TN, passed away Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at Durham Hensley Health and Rehab.\n \nHe was born in Memphis, TN, raised in California, oldest child of Vera and Robert Dean, Sr.,\nRobert was a US Navy Veteran.\n \nIn addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one younger sister, Maureen.\n \nHe was survived by his wife of 20 years, Diane Dean; 2 daughters: Kelly Selemen and Sally Welch; 3 grandchildren: Veronica, Margaret and Reece; several cousins and many friends.\n \nHe was retired from TVA, John Sevier Plant of Rogersville.\n \nThe family will receive friends Monday, June 29, 2020 from 4-7PM at Jeffers Funeral Chapel at Afton. The Greene County Honor Guard will conduct military honors Monday, at 3:30PM at the Afton Chapel. His body will be cremated. In lieu of flowers and food, memorial donations may be made to the no-kill Greeneville-Greene County Human Society, P.O. Box 792, Greeneville, TN, 37743; as he loved animals, having 31 indoor cats; or to Stone Dam United Methodist Church, 315 Stone Dam Rd., Chuckey, TN 37641. Thank you for your prayers. \nTo send a flower arrangement or to plant trees in memory of \nRobert Dell Dean, Jr., please click here to visit our Sympathy Store.