September 25, 1950 - August 3, 2019
Bradley J. Dean of Millville, passed away suddenly and unexpected Saturday evening August 3, 2019 in Inspira Medical Center, Vineland. He was 68 years old. Born in Vineland, he was the son of the late William D. and Joyce J. (nee Petway) Dean, and the husband of Virginia (nee Wright) Dean. Bradley grew up in the Estell Manor area and was a graduate of Pleasantville High School. At an early age, he was taught by his father how to operate tractors and heavy equipment. This was a career path for Bradley, he became self employed as a heavy equipment operator. He often joked of playing in dirt all of his life. Bradley was a character, always laughing and joking. In his early years, he attended Mt. Pisgah UAME Church in Vineland, and recently he enjoyed attending Saturday Men's Breakfast at Trinity AME Church in Gouldtown. He was an avid collector of Firearms and he enjoyed fishing with his sons. He often talked about his early years and the classic cars and motorcycles he owned, especially his Pontiac GTO and his Buick 442. He loved football and was a Dallas Cowboys fan, but he truly loved his family and especially his granddaughters. He will be truly missed by all. Surviving him is his wife Virginia, four sons, Mark Smith, Jai Wright and his wife Janell, Bradley Smith, and William "Weeble" Dean and his wife Cynthia, two sisters, Sonya Ivanovs and husband Gregory, and Dina Wells, his grandchildren, Ashley Stapleford, Jaida Wright, Cynthia Dean, Disney Dean, his nephews, Joshua Ivanovs, Zachary Ivanovs, and Ronald Wells Jr.. He was predeceased besides his parents, by his brother in law Ronald Wells Sr.. Family and friends are invited to attend funeral services on Saturday August 10, 2019 at 11:00a.m. from the Trinity AME Church Rt. 49 Gouldtown. A visitation will be held from 9:30 till 11:00a.m. prior to services at the church. Cremation and inurnment will take place privately in the Camden County Crematory, Waterford Twp. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations in memory of Bradley be sent to the Trinity A.M.E. Church Building Fund at 1107 Bridgeton Millville Pike, Bridgeton N.J. 08302.
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