Woodrow H. DeanAugust 11, 1938 ~ June 19, 2017 (age 78)
Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Woodrow H. Dean, Non-denominational left to be with the Lord 6-19-2017, he passed at home surrounded by his family.
Born: August 11, 1938 in Newark, New Jersey To Charles H. Dean and Edith Patterson. Woodrow was one of 4 children. His oldest sister Edith Janet Cipoth (deceased), Charles H. Dean Jr.(deceased), and Grace Searfoss (residing in Florida).
Woodrow married Ann Bardi in 1960. Together they had five Children, Guy J. Dean, (deceased), James H. Dean, Grace A. Dean, Robert A. Dean and Nichole M. Smith. Woodrow was the Grandfather to Guy J. Dean II (JD), Jennifer Zagoritis, Breanna Campbell, Austin L. Brown, Shannon K. Dean, Jordan Dean, Makenzie Dean, Kailyn Cribb, Nevaeh Smith, Brandon Dean, and Jacob Campbell (grandson in-law). He was also loved by Karen Dean (Daughter in-law), Demetrios Zagoritis (son in-law), Kristen Dean (Daughter in-law), Cal Smith (son in-law) Robyn Dean (daughter in-law), and his great grandchild Dean Wayne Campbell. Cousins Rachel Siegfried and Art Seigfried assisted with his care during the last months when Woodrow was bedridden. He also leaves behind numerous brother and sister in-laws, cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.
Woodrow worked as a General Contractor in New Jersey for 45 years. In 1992 Woodrow relocated to Myrtle Beach SC where he opened his first family run restaurant “The Starlight Café” (North Myrtle Beach) then moving onto the second restaurant “The Beachcomber” (Windy Hill section of North Myrtle Beach).
In 1998, Woodrow found his way to the Lord and dedicated his life to God. He became a member of “The Fathers House” (previously Living Faith) where he ushered up until he no longer could do so. He loved his brothers and sisters in God and established lifelong relationships during his walk with the Lord. One of his greatest joys was cooking for members of the church.
The Memorial Service will be held at 3:00p.m., Sunday July 9, 2017. Officiated by Pastor Howie Russell.
The Fathers House
4513 US 17 Bypass
Myrtle Beach, SC 29588
After the service, we invite you to join us in honoring Woodrow by sharing a meal with his family.