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Harold Douglas Dean


Sunrise: July 30, 1943

Sunset: March 2, 2019

Harold D. Dean was born on July 30, 1943 in Windale, NC and gained his heavenly wings March 2, 2019 with his loving, devoted wife, Vivian by his side.

Harold attended Norfolk Public Schools and spent over 20 years in the U. S. Army defending our nation in a host of overseas and stateside locations, including three tours in Vietnam. He was a member of Queen Street Baptist Church, where he served as a faithful member of the Male Usher Board and the Men’s Ministry as well as other ministries of the church.

Harold is survived by his daughter, Meghan (Jeremy), son Jamie (Amber); loving mother Margaret D. Edwards; sisters, Sylvia Lawson (Mark) and Portia DeMary; brother, Jeral Dean (Renee); his grandchildren, Trey, Anthony, Brandon, Isaiah and Zoe (who were never forgotten and always in his heart.); nieces, nephews and a host of medical professional he met along the way.

Viewing Wednesday, March 6, 2019 Metropolitan Funeral Service 120 W. Berkley Avenue Norfolk, VA 23523 Wake Service Wednesday, March 6, 2019 6:00pm - 7:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 120 W. Berkley Avenue Norfolk, VA 23523 Service Thursday, March 7, 2019 11:00am Queen Street Baptist Church 413 E Brambleton Avenue Norfolk, VA 23510 Interment Albert G. Horton Jr. Veteran Cemetery 5310 Milners Road Suffolk, VA 23434 In Lieu of flowers please send donations to Queen Street Baptist Church and the South Eastern Virginia Food Bank

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    Rosemary says

    You have our sincerest condolences in this time of bereavement we will be praying for you and your family

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    Rondellica A Hollis RN says

    I send the Dean family my most humble and sincerest condolences during your time of bereavement. I’ll continue to keep this beautiful family in my prayers.

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    Donnell C. Alston, President, BTW Class of 1969 Alumni Association says

    Portia, Sylvia and Family: Now may the Lord of peace himself give you peace at all times and in every way. The Lord be with all of you. ~ 2 Thessalonians 3:16 (NIV)

    This is our prayer for you as you face the difficult days ahead. Lifting you up in Jesus’ name. Blessings and Love, Always.

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    DDarceline Harris says

    Portia, Sylvia & Family…we are saddened by your loss and our loss to the Queen St Family, yet we know to be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord…
    In Deepest Sympath, Copeland- Harris Families

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    Kelly Jones says

    Our family aches over Harold’s passing. May God Bless you all and may his light shine bright during this difficult time. Harold has such a beautiful soul and was always so thoughtful. His chuckle will forever be imprinted upon our hearts. May he Rest In Peace and may your family find comfort and strength in your loving memories and eternal bond. Anything you need, please let us know. With Love, Chris, Kelly, Tessa and Klara Jones

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    Falinda Smith says

    Hello Vivian and Family I am so sorry for your loss. I am praying for you and your family for peace and comfort during this time and for the days to come.
    Sincerely,
    Falinda

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    Gayle Spencer-Ridley says

    Vivian, Sylvia, Portia, and family, I’m so sorry for your loss. I send you my sincere and heartfelt condolences. I pray you will find comfort in the memories of your loved on Harold. I will always remember his laughter!
    Love,
    Gayle Spencer-Ridley

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    Vontell Tucker says

    Dear Ms. Dean, Sylvia, and Portia. I am so sorry for your loss. I will pray for you all. Good bless and I love you all.

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    Rev. Jacqueline Blackett says

    Dear Family,

    I am praying for the Peace and Comfort of the Holy Spirit to be with all of you. I will never forget how Brother Dean always had something funny to share, which would make any day bright. Keeping you in my prayers that your mourning will soon turn to dancing!

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    Mervin O. McCoy---Votre Professeur de francais, BTW High says

    Dear Sylvia and Family:
    I was very sadden when I learned of the demise of your brother. During times like these our family has always found PEACE and CLOSURE in the following:

    BUT NOW THEY DESERVE A BETTER COUNTRY, THAT IS, AN HEAVENLY, WHEREFORE GOD IS NOT ASHAMED TO BE CALLED THEIR GOD, FOR HE HATH PREPARED FOR THEM A CITY.. Hebrews 11:16

    May your FAITH continue to SUSTAIN you and your FAMILY.

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