Dean Gephart Obituary, Death – On May 30, 1938, in the town of Keystone, which is located in Wells County, Indiana, David Sylvester Gephart and Loma Olive (Gustine) Gephart welcomed their son Dean into the world. Dean went on to serve in the United States Army during the Vietnam War after graduating from Chester High School in 1957 and spending his formative years in the Keystone community. During that time, he was stationed in Vietnam. After being discharged from the service, he moved to Bluffton, Indiana, and got a job at the Corning Glass Works there. After that, he moved to North Webster, Indiana, where Dean got job at Dana Corporation in Syracuse, Indiana. He was a member of the local union at the time of his employment there. Dean retired from Dana Corporation in 2007 before the factory was closed down, so he could enjoy his golden years.
Both working with wood and spending time with his family and friends were activities that brought Dean a great deal of joy. He was active in the local community by participating in events such as artisan shows and farmer’s markets. His favorite past times included things like going fishing, playing games that used dice, and putting together wooden puzzles. Dean was the kind of person who was never at a loss for words when it came to sharing a “story” or providing a “lesson” to others. We shall all feel a profound loss with the passing of this amazing man. Among those who are still alive are his two sons, Dean Ronald Gephart II and David J. Gephart, his step-daughter Kathleen (Donald) Nave, his brother Jake (Joyce) Gephart, his sister Martha (Donald) Weaver, and his sister-in-law Nina Gephart. Also still alive is Nina Gephart. In addition, he has a sizable number of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews, and other relatives that will miss him. David J. Gephart and Dean Ronald Gephart II got hitched and started a family.
David Sylvester and Loma Olive (Gustin) Gephart were Dean’s parents. Dean was named after his mother. In addition, he was bereaved of an infant daughter named Robyn Gephart, as well as three wives named Karen (Wilcoxon), Shirley (Hankins), and Carolyn (Wolf), seven brothers named Joseph, Cark, Ralph, Max, and Glenn Gephart, two sisters named Ethel (Homer) King and Helen Izella Gephart, and one step-daughter named Patricia Gephart. Patricia Gephart was the only step-daught There will be funeral services held for the deceased. Please come back to this website in the near future for information and times of service that have been modified since your last visit. It is the responsibility of the Walker & Glancy Funeral Home in Montpelier, Indiana to make all of the appropriate arrangements for the funeral. The funeral and burial will both take place in Muncie, Indiana, at a spot called the Gardens of Memory.