John Rodney Dean, of Hampton, passed away Sunday, March 11, 2012. He was 56 years old.

Celebration of his life will be Saturday, March 17, at 2 p.m., at the Lovejoy Community Center in Lovejoy. He is survived by wife of 32 years, Connie Dean; sons, Michael, John Christopher and Matthew Dean, all of Hampton; mother, Kathryn Dean, of Sandy Springs; sisters, Kathy Veal and Teresa Keene.

He loved classic cars and even owned one of his dream cars, a 1955 Chevy. He was touched by all who knew him, and he will be missed very much by all of us. We love you, John. Rest in peace.