Charles William Dean, 80, of Pearisburg and formerly of Hendrickson Farm in Pembroke departed this life Friday, August 19, 2011 at his home on Curve Road. Born in Pembroke on July 19, 1931, he was a son of the late George W. Albert and Elizabeth Meredith Albert Dean and adopted son of the late Robert Dean. He had worked as a laborer on construction and on the farm and was a veteran of the U S Army. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Loraine Vallencourt Dean, and a brother Richard Albert. He leaves to cherish his memory his daughters Carrie D. Thornhill and husband Mike of Pearisburg and Debra D. Hendrickson of Pembroke; his sons Scott William Dean and wife Brenda of West Virginia and Brian Robert Dean of Pembroke; his son–in-law Mike Briand and wife Kathy of New Hampshire; his grandchildren Jason Briand and Jared Briand, Kayla Albert, Daniel Albert, Ashley Thornhill, and Camber Thornhill; and his step daughter Judy Valcourt of Killeen, Texas. Funeral arrangements were private following cremation with the Kendall Funeral Home in Pembroke. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.