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Tennis E. "Teddy" Dean

July 3, 1957 ~ March 11, 2021 (age 63)


Tennis E. “Teddy” Dean, 63, of Frankfort, passed away Thursday, March 11, 2021 IU Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.  He was born July 3, 1957, in Logan, West Virginia to Charles E. and Alma (Trent) Dean.

Teddy worked for General Battery for 17 years and retired from Wabash National in early 2000.  He enjoyed fishing, camping, car shows and derby cars.

Teddy is survived by his companion of 40 years, Sandy Gibson; Sandy’s sons, Chad and Jeff; brothers, Chuck (Janie) Dean, Dana (Shirley) Dean: sisters, Linda Mullins, Connie Pennington, Pam Armetta, Katherine Buchanan, Charlotte (Dave) Lashbrook and Rita Dean.

He is preceded in death by his parents and sisters, Alice Lawson, Mary Lutz, and Jackie Dean.

Visitation will be held, Wednesday, March 17, 2021 from 11am until the time of the service at 2pm at Genda Funeral Home-Frankfort.  Burial will follow in the Green Lawn Cemetery.  A live stream of the funeral service will be available at for those who would like to join virtually.  

In adherence to the current CDC guidelines, it is requested that guests follow the appropriate social distancing and the wearing of masks.  Genda Funeral Home in Frankfort is entrusted with the arrangements.

Memorial contributions in Teddy’s honor may be made to Clinton County Humane Society  PO Box 455  Frankfort, IN 46041.

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March 17, 2021

11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Genda Funeral Home- Frankfort

Funeral service with live-stream webcast
March 17, 2021

2:00 PM
Genda Funeral Home- Frankfort

Video is available for this event

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