Alvin E. Dean, Jr.

November 15, 1959December 19, 2012

Alvin E. Dean Jr. Virginia Beach - Alvin E. Dean Jr., 53, went to be with the Lord on Dec.19, 2012. He was born on November 15, 1959 in Chula Vista, California. Alvin was a graduate of Kempsville High School and Old Dominion University. He was a senior software engineer and performed as a defense contractor in support of the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps. He deployed with the USS John F. Kennedy and the USS Saratoga. Alvin was formerly employed by Nuvonics Corp as a software engineer. He was a member of Victory Church in Portsmouth where he played guitar and taught bible classes. Left to cherish his memory are his beloved parents, Alvin E. Dean Sr. and Katherine Dean; and his former wife, Joan Dean and their two daughters, Kristen and Nancy; and other loving aunts, uncles and family members. A funeral service will be held on Friday, Dec. 21, 2012 at 2 p.m. in Smith and Williams Funeral Home, Kempsville Chapel, 4889 Princess Anne Road in Virginia Beach officiated by Pastor Fred Brockhousen of Courthouse United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in Rosewood Memorial Park. You may offer your condolences to the family at


  • Funeral Service Friday, December 21, 2012

Alvin E. Dean, Jr.

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shawn pavao

January 13, 2013

thank u for being a good friend and mentor rip and may the lord bless your family

Tracy Patterson

January 3, 2013

My dear Butch,

I have so many great memories of you from Garbonzo and Virginia Beach. Will miss your hearty laugh and friendly spirit. Cheers to you old friend!

Linda Dean Beaver

December 27, 2012

My deepest sympathies to the family and friends of my cousin, Butchie. Childhood vacations to the grandparents were always more fun when I got to see you, too.

Debbie Maninng

December 21, 2012

The world has lost its great Butch!! My heart is with his family at this time. Butch, you will always be A proud member of the Kempsville Chiefs!!!!

Jill Franklin

December 21, 2012

I am so sorry for your loss. All my love and prayers are with Alvin's family and firiends.

December 21, 2012

Butchie - a dear friend with a soft voice, warm brilliant smile and hot guitar Led Zeppelin licks, I'm glad we all shared the best of memories at Va Tech and after. We Garbonzos are so fortunate to have our group. Rest in peace. Precious will be thrilled to see you! Love Suzi-Q Susan Barden Umbehant

Sharon Potter

December 21, 2012

My prayers go out to the family during this difficult time.

December 21, 2012

A great guy and friend - since 8th grade through college. You'll always be in our hearts - Zo Garbon Ray

Bob Blessing

December 21, 2012

Butch, you were a guiding light in my life. A soul that shined like no other! I was truly blessed and gifted to have you as a friend, and I will never never forget you.
Love ya man!

Rick and Sue Zamjohn

December 21, 2012

We shared many a night laughing and telling old stories. You will always have a place at the Garbonzo fire. You will be missed old friend. Rest in peace.