Mr. John "Bud" Eugene Dean, age 51, of Buford, GA passed away on Tuesday, October 25, 2011. He was preceded in death by his mother, Eloise Dean. He is survived by his wife of twenty-five years, Gloria Dean, Buford, GA; son and daughter-in-law, James Nathaniel and Trisha Dean, Buford, GA; daughters, Jessica Nannette Dean, Buford, GA, Jenifer Nichelle Dean, Buford, GA and Johanna Nicole Dean, Buford, GA; father, Johnny B. Dean, Duluth, GA; sisters, Patricia and Winford Cantrell, Cleveland, TN and Sue Rusk, Cleveland, TN; brothers and sisters-in-law, Beaver and Angelia Dean, Duluth, GA and Roy and Kristy Dean, Duluth, GA; father-in-law and mother-in-law, James and Joan Gunter, Doraville, GA; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Sandra and Chester Catron, Doraville, GA and Melissa and Keith Chatham, Alpharetta, GA; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Mr. Dean was born February 21, 1960 in Calhoun, GA. John Dean developed many friends and loved ones during his eighteen years at Southeastern Freight Lines. He was an ordained deacon and a licensed minister. He supported New Awakening Church in Buford, GA and County Line Baptist Church in Alpharetta, GA. He enjoyed supporting worthy causes through bike rides on his Harley Davidson. His greatest accomplishments were his children. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, October 29, 2011 at 3:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Pastor Scott Truitt, Pastor Brandon Mitchell and Pastor Beaver Dean officiating. Interment will follow at East Shadowlawn Cemetery in Lawrenceville, GA. The family will receive friends on Friday from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. and from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. To express condolences, please sign our online guest book at Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133.