Charles A. "Chuckie" Dean Jr., 49, of 218 W. Eighth St., Jamestown, passed away at 9:12 p.m. Sunday, April 6, 2014, in the UPMC Hamot, Erie, Pa.
A lifelong area resident, he was born July 17, 1964, in Westfield, N.Y., a son of the late Charles A. Dean Sr. and the late Margaret A. "Marg" Fardink Dean Rooney.
He attended the former Chautauqua Central School, and was employed by the Keywell Corporation-Vac Air Division in Frewsburg for 22 years.
Chuckie was an avid sportsman who loved rooting for the Washington Redskins and was a NAS-CAR fan of Jimmie Johnson. He also enjoyed working on his cars.
Surviving are a daughter, Tiffany Barrus and two grandchildren: Camron Barrus and Aubrey Barrus, all of Jamestown; two sisters: Donna (David) Shagla of Sugar Grove, Pa., and Marjorie (Anthony) Siliano of Ashville, N.Y.; his companion of many years, Jody Churchill and her children; Dakota Churchill, Kyle Churchill, Brantley Churchill and Celeste Barretero; and his nieces and nephews: David Shagla Jr., John Siliano, Brandon Siliano, Julie Destro and Stephanie Siliano-Butts.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Kira Barrus; and his grandparents: Al-bert Fardink, Erma Odell Fardink, George Dean and Daisy Haight Dean.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in the Lind Funeral Home. The Rev. Timothy Phelps, chaplain of Hospice Chautauqua County will officiate. Inurnment will be in the Maple Grove Cemetery, Ashville, N.Y.
Friends will be received for one hour prior to the service in the funeral home on Friday.
Memorials may be made to the Chautauqua County Humane Society, 2825 Strunk Road, Jamestown, NY 14701.
You may light a candle in remembrance of "Chuckie" at www.lind-funeralhome. com.