William V. Dean,Jr., 67, of Walton passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, August 27, 2022 at Delaware Valley Hospital in Walton.
Bill was born on September 6, 1954 in Walton, the son of the late William V. and Shirley (Hafele) Dean, Sr. On August 6, 1988 he married the former Stacy Akins at the fire hall in Trout Creek, by Pastor Bill Paul.
Bill worked at Borden Chemical for many years in Bainbridge, NY. He was a former member of the Trout Creek Fire Department and EMS where he was Squad Captain and Walton Fire Department and EMS. While in Walton he was a mentor for the Walton Fire Dept Explorers.
Bill enjoyed hunting and fishing, mowing his lawn, riding motorcycles, playing games with his nieces and nephews, and cooking for his family and friends.
Bill is survived by his loving family, his wife Stacy, brothers, James (Joanne) Dean, Preston, NY; Ronnie (Lisa) Dean of Walton; sisters, Beverly (Richard) Wright, Sr., Walton; Cindy (John) Cobane, Sidney; brother in law, mother and father in law, Lillie and William Akins, John Akins, special friends, John and Laura Green, Claudia Smith, Sandy and Bill Paul, Shirley and Kevin Green, Jamie and Carla Green, Cheryl Green; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and his Fire department family. He was predeceased by his parents.
Friends and relatives are invited to call on Friday, September 2, 2022 from 11 AM to 1 PM at the Courtney Funeral Home, 25 Townsend St. Walton, where services will be held at 1 PM with Pastor Bill Paul, officiating.
Memorial Contributions in William’s memory may be made to Walton Fire Department and EMS, 61 West Street, Walton, New York 13856, Trout Creek Fire Department and EMS, 8695 County Highway 7, P. O. Box 71, Trout Creek, New York 13847, Heart of the Catskills Humane Society, P. O. Box 88, Delhi, New York 13753, or Delaware Valley Hospital, 1 Titus Place, Walton, New York 13856.