John Nathan Dean

of Marion, AR

February 18, 1940 - January 3, 2024

John Nathan Dean passed away on January 3, 2024 in West Memphis, Arkansas. He was 83 years old.
He was born and raised in Tyronza, Arkansas on a small farm, the youngest of eight children, to parents John Robert Reeder ''Bob'' and Nora Elizabeth O'Dell Dean on February 18, 1940.
His career included working for the railroad, where he retired in February of 2000 after 42 years of service. He was a loving and dedicated father, grandfather and great-grandfather. John loved and enjoyed his horses and riding with his two daughters. He was passionate about teaching many of his younger family members how to drive, shoot guns and appreciate nature.
John was preceded in death by his parents and five siblings, Melba Hall, Reeder Dean, Dick Dean, Vernon Dean and Earlene Robbins.
Surviving John is his two daughters, Mandy Archer (Tom) of Marion, Arkansas and Stacey Coalter (John Mike) of Nesbit, Mississippi; three grandchildren, Taylor Bagwell (Jonathan), Zac Adams and Nic Adams; four great-grandchildren, Hunter Creed, Elliot Bagwell, Blair Bagwell and Jack Bagwell and two sisters, Ollie Vee Bolden of Conway, Arkansas and Jeanie Tacker of Springhill, Arkansas.
John was loved deeply by his family and friends and will be forever missed by them all.
Services will be held on January 11, 2024 at Roller-Citizens Funeral Home, 201 N. Pine St., West Memphis, Arkansas. Visitation will begin at 12 Noon followed by a ''Celebration of Life'' service at 1:00 pm. The burial will take place at Tyronza Cemetery in Tyronza, Arkansas.

Service Information
Roller-Citizens Funeral Home Chapel
201 N Pine Street
West Memphis,  AR 72301
1/11/2024 at 12:00 PM
Funeral Service
Roller-Citizens Funeral Home Chapel
201 N Pine Street
West Memphis,  AR 72301
1/11/2024 at 1:00 PM

Tyronza Cemetery
Hwy 322
Tyronza, AR 72384

Obituary Provided By:
Roller-Citizens Funeral Home
201 North Pine Street
West Memphis, AR  72303