Jeffrey Alvin Dease
January 19, 1942 – November 8, 2018
Jeffrey (Jeff) A. Dease born January 19, 1942 in Darby, Pennsylvania, passed away on November 8, 2018 in Houston, Texas. Jeff attended the Episcopal Academy in Philadelphia and graduated from Clearwater High School, Clearwater, Florida in 1960. Jeff received his undergraduate degree in Accounting from Stetson University in 1964 and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the U.S Army and was assigned to the Military Police and was also Airborne qualified. After serving four years in the military, which included tours in South Korea, Germany and Vietnam, Jeff was honorably discharged at the rank of Captain. Jeff returned to Stetson and earned his MBA in 1970. Jeff was a certified Public Accountant (Florida), Certified Internal Auditor, and a Certified Financial Planner. After a brief time in public accounting, Jeff spent the balance of his professional career in the Oil & Gas and Petro-Chemicals industries in internal auditing and finance. This work took him to New Orleans, Houston, Los Angeles and London, England. Jeff was an avid NASCAR fan and followed the racing very closely, both in person and on television. Jeff married Kim Nguyen in August of 1989 and settled in Houston for the balance of his life. Jeff was predeceased by his parents, Lawrence and Ruth Dease and his brother Ron. He is survived by his loving and caring wife Kim along with his sister Cindy Chester of Woodstock, Georgia and several nieces and nephews. On Friday November 16, 2018 in the Forest Park Westheimer Funeral Home located at 12800 Westheimer Road, Houston, Texas, the family will receive visitors from 11:00 am until 1:30 pm. The funeral service will begin at 2:00 pm with reception following the service.
- Visitation Friday, November 16, 2018
- Reception Friday, November 16, 2018
- Funeral Service Friday, November 16, 2018