McDONALD William E. "Bill" Dean, Sr., 71, a resident of McDonald passed away at his residence on Wednesday, May 23, 2012 surrounded by his family. Bill was born on November 22, 1941 a son of the late Frank & Anna Spurling Dean. Bill has been a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga/McDonald area. He is a member of the Old Fashioned Gospel Tabernacle. In addition to his parents, Bill is also preceded in by one sister Doris Cumming.Bill leaves here to cherish his memory his wife of five years Martha Dean, four daughters: Teens Dean of Ooltewah, Tenn., Angel Dean, of Rossville, Ga., Sharon Randolph, of Ooltewah, Tenn., and Tracy Keith, of Cleveland, Tenn., three sons: William E. Dean, Jr. of Ooltewah, Tenn., Larry Dewayne Keith, of Pikeville, Tenn., and Bobby Allen Keith of Ooltewah, Tenn., two brothers Jerry Dean of Jacksonville, Fla., and Timmy Dean of Clewiston, Fla., seventeen grandchildren, eight great grandchildren, and several nieces, nephews, and other extended family members.A funeral service will be held on Monday, at 7 p.m. at the Old Fashioned Gospel Tabernacle located at 289 Hannah Circle NW, Cleveland, TN 37311 with the Reverend Ron Kesley officiating.The family will receive friends at the church on Monday from 4 p.m. until the 7 p.m. service time.In lieu of flowers the family request that memorials be sent to The Dean Family, 5203 McDonald Rd, McDonald, TN 37353 to offset Bills medical expenses.You are encouraged to share a memory of Bill and/or your personal condolences with his family by visiting his memorial web page and guest book at www.companionfunerals.com.Companion Funeral & Cremation Service of Cleveland was honored to assist the Dean family with these arrangements.