A memorial service with military honors for Lamar S. Dean will be held Sunday, April 12, 2015, at 6pm at the Tugalo State Park Group Shelter. The family would like to invite close friends and family to come and celebrate the life of Lamar. He passed away Saturday, March 28th at his home in Lavonia, at the age of 73. He was the son of William and Clara Sims Dean. He is survived by his wife Diana M. Demeter Dean, daughters, Debbie Hopkins, Lynda Dean, Nannette Natolie, and Tina Whitworth; sister Claudia Winchester; 13 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren whom he loved dearly. He honored his country as a veteran serving over a year in Vietnam and twenty more in the U S Coast Guard. He was a member of the Saint Mary’s Catholic Church in Toccoa, GA.