James Claude Dean, age 81, of Lilburn went to be with his Lord May 01, 2019.

He graduated from Lilburn Highschool and was labeled a star athlete.

He ran his own business Deans Auto Supply for many years.

He is survived by his three children David Dean, Tina Harris , and  Renee Jansma,

as well as his four grandchildren David Junior Dean  Daughtry Dean, Katelyn Dean, Presley Jansma,

his daughter-in-law Teresa Dean and son-in-law Jeff Jansma. Along with many friends.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, May 3rd at 7:00 p.m. in the chapel of Wages & Sons Funeral Home Stone Mountain Chapel with Pastor Brandon Wester and Pete Mattix officiating. Visitation will be two hours prior to the service from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Wages & Sons Stone Mountain Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be offered at www.WagesandSons.com

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  1. My heart goes out to the Dean family at this time … Mr. Dean was their world and will surely be missed. Fly high Papa Dean…

  2. I thought the world of your sweet parents and especially your dad. He was such a great basketball coach and I have happy memories of that time in my childhood. I will be praying for your family.

  3. I remember your dad with a smile on his face whenever I spoke to him at LBC and he was a cut up, as my dad would say. He liked to laugh and I remember him fondly. I know you miss him but feel comforted that he is with your mom and Jesus.

  4. David I’m sorry to hear of your loss. I know he was your best friend. Prayers and comfort for you and your family.

  5. My deepest sympathies to Renee, Tina, David and their families. He was so loved by you and so many others. God Bless all of you. And to you James, I will never ever forget you. You always made me smile with your quick wit. I will miss you as Heaven embraces you. R I P James Dean♥️💔

  6. I will miss Mr. Dean coming by the shop and visiting with us. Prayers to the family and other friends that have lost a great man on this earth. Rest in Peace Mr. Dean!

  7. James was special to all who knew him. You will definitely miss him but you can know he is at peace and enjoying being at home with Jesus and his sweet wife.
    May God Bless and comfort you during this time of adjustment in your lives without him.

  8. Mr. Dean was a very special man. He was very special to my son when he was alive. Many prayers, lots of love and hugs to Mr. Dean’s family. He was a blessed man and will be missed greatly!

  9. James was a fantastic man. A great provider and a great father and friend.
    We will remember him fondly.
    Prayers for the Dean family.
    Rodney and Ellen Cook

  10. So sorry for your loss. James will always hold a special pace in my heart. He was by far my favorite basketball coach (LBA)!

  11. Praying for the Dean Family. James was such a good man and will be missed., but never forgotten.

  12. I am so sorry for your loss. I will keep your family in my prayers during this difficult time. James was a wonderful man and will always be remembered.

  13. So sorry to hear of James’ passing. He was really a good man.
    I’m sure his memory will live forever in your hearts.

    Love,

  14. So sorry to hear of James’ passing. He was a great guy!
    I know his memory will live forever in your hearts.

    Love,

  15. David and tina, i am sorry to hear about your father. I didn’t know him on a personal level but we did talk on a few occasions. Mostly cars! But whst i remember is a really caring man and know doubt he loved you guys! I just found out about his passing.i would have been in contact with y’all sooner. .my number is 6783548519 if eather of you need a hand or just talk please call..

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