Danny ‘Doodie’ Dean
Danny J. “Doodie” Dean, 67, of Hamlin died Feb. 2, 2021, at Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House in Huntington after a short illness.
He was a 1971 graduate of Hamlin High School.
Doodie enjoyed a good story, a cold Miller Lite and watching his favorite sports teams on TV. He was a quiet man who lived a simple life.
He was the son of Goldie (Adkins) and Osta Dean of Hamlin. He was preceded in death by his oldest brother, James A. Dean of Brooklyn, Ohio.
Survivors include his fiance and “partner in crime,” Eva Peraza of Oak Ridge, Tennessee; two brothers, Robert (Cheryl) Dean of Charleston and R.D. (Peggy) Dean of Hamlin; a sister, Vicki Dean (Robert Haycock) of Morganton, Georgia; several nieces and nephews.
A private service will be held later. Handley Funeral Home in Hamlin is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House.