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“Our thoughts and prayers are with the Dean family in this time of grief and celebration of a life.Sigma Kappa Epsilon/Clemson 1960-1965 ”
1 of 6 | Posted by: David O. Reynolds - Benton, KS

“With deep sadness I read the obituary of cousin Bill. While sad, I am grateful that Bill is at peace. I will always hold fond memories of our times...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Ann Beard Shahid - Ridgeville, SC

“My deepest sympathy to Bill's family. You are in my prayers for comfort and peace in the days ahead. ”
3 of 6 | Posted by: Peg Miller Taylor - Columbia, SC

“I think Bill and I were friends at UGA around 1970; I was getting my MBA and Bill was studying 'bugs.' I remember taking him home, but it was in...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Rex O'Steen - Greenville, SC

“Bill was my neighbor for years. He often helped me with yard work or chopping firewood. He was very thoughtful, and will be miss. ”
5 of 6 | Posted by: Beth Jordan - Clemson, SC

“So sorry to hear about Bill. He and I were roommates our freshman year at Clemson. ”
6 of 6 | Posted by: Dan Goodwin - Simpsonville, SC


William Dusenberry DeanClemson, SCWilliam (Bill) Dusenberry Dean, 72, a longtime resident of Clemson, SC passed away on November 18, 2016 after a long illness. He was the son of the late Jordan and Virginia Dusenberry Dean. Bill was a graduate of Daniel High School and Clemson University, where he received a BS degree in 1967 and a Master’s degree in Microbiology. While at Clemson, he was a member of ROTC, the student Senate, and Sigma Kappa Epsilon Fraternity. He taught high school science in Georgia and South Carolina. Bill was a member of Clemson United Methodist Church. He was a former of the Oconee Road Runners and participated in the Club's "Mountains to Coast" fundraiser run. He was particularly proud of completing the Carolina Marathon in Columbia. The family and many others remember that, even with his illness, he was always in the habit of sending thoughtful thank you notes and birthday cards. Survivors include a sister, Melissa Dean, and brothers, Jimmy (Betty) and Jordan Dean, Jr. (Cheryl), all of Clemson, and 3 nieces and 2 nephews. The family would especially like to thank the nursing staff and physicians of Lila Doyle Nursing Home, where Bill spent the last few years of his life, for all their loving care. A memorial service will be held at Clemson United Methodist Church on Sunday, November 27, at 2:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial gifts be made to GHS Lila Doyle, 101 Lila Doyle Drive, Seneca, SC 29672 or to Clemson United Methodist Church, PO Box 590, Clemson, SC 29633.Condolences may be expressed online at www.robinsonfuneralhomes.com. Duckett - Robinson Funeral Home, Central, is assisting the family.