DEAN, CHARLES ROBERT JR.; of Birmingham, AL; died peacefully on March 20, 2015. He was born in Pontiac, MI, March 9, 1945. He graduated from St. Fredrick High School where he was an accomplished athlete. He was a graduate of Northwood Institute and upon graduation, he began a lengthy career as an automobile dealer in MI, FL and AL. He enjoyed many years of civic involvement namely President of local Rotary and Chamber of Commerce affiliates. He is survived by his loving wife of 44 years, Elsie; son, Charles Robert III (Mary Beth); grandchildren: Emily Elizabeth, Caroline Siler, Charles Robert “Rob” IV; brother Kellie (Marilyn); sister-in-law Julie Dean; nieces: Jennifer and Lauren; nephews: Patrick and Christopher. He was predeceased by his parents Agatha and Charles, brother Michael and sister-in-law Barbara, in-laws Einar and Dorothy Loftness and Sharon Leclair. The family would like to thank Fairhaven Retirement Community and Care First Hospice for their loving care and dedication. Mr. Dean will Lie In State at St. Damien of Molokai Parish-St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church Thursday, March 26, 2015, 10 a.m. until the time of the Funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Rev. James Kean celebrant. Rite of Committal to follow All Saints Cemetery, Waterford. The family will receive friends at Donelson, Johns and Evans Funeral Home, Waterford Wednesday 5 to 8 p.m. Scripture Service Wednesday 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the ; , 1101 Northchase Parkway Ste. 1, Marietta, GA 30067-6411. To send a private condolence to the family go to www.donelsonjohnsevans.comPublished in Daily Tribune on Mar. 23, 2015+Read More Share Listen to Obituary Remember Share a message, photo, or video below View all messages 16 "My Dearest Cousin Charie, I was unable to go to your funeral..."- Phil Deschaine"Death leaves a heartache no one can heal. Love leaves a..."- David and Jody DeGraw"We are so sadden by this loss. I have so many fond memories..."- Michelle, Cliff, & Nicklas McConnaughhay"Chuck you were a wonderful man.True friend and always..."- Bonnie Talley" We lost a great man. I am going to miss you my friend,"- Douglas McLemore Add a memory or condolence to the guest book Add Message Please add or record a video for the family of Charles Dean Add a video + Please add a photo and share in the life story for Charles Dean Add a photo +