Wallace D. "Dean" Llewellyn, 81, of Phoenix, Ariz., went to be with the Lord after a 3 1/2-year battle with cancer on April 24, 2017, at 3:50 p.m. Dean was born in New Castle, Pa., on Oct. 27, 1935, to Nellie Bennett Llewellyn and William Llewellyn. Dean served in the U.S. Navy for two years, then was medically discharged. On Nov. 2, 1956, Dean married Jeanne Richeal in New Castle, Pa., at the Center U.P. Church. Dean was a Printer by trade, for SW Envelope/Mail-Well Co. His greatest pleasure was spending time with family, music ministry and teaching adult Sunday school. Finally, Dean was a huge Diamondbacks fan. Dean is survived by his beloved wife Jeanne; his two wonderful sons, Clayton (Jill) Llewellyn and Gregory (Lavona) Llewellyn; three brothers, William F. Llewellyn, Charles Llewellyn and Timothy Leonard; and three sisters, Delolorz Brown, Carole Brown and Marlea Caldwell. Dean also leaves behind his precious grandchildren, Elisa, Jessica, Clayton Jr., Steffannie and Jenelle; great-grandchildren, Dannabelle and Delliannah; and many nieces and nephews. Dean was preceded in death by both parents; his two brothers, Arnold Heishner and Robert Llewellyn; and one sister Cecelia Stewart. Dean will be greatly missed but forever in our hearts. Visitation will be held Monday, May 1, 2017, at 9 a.m. and funeral services at 10 a.m. held at Chapel of the Chimes Mortuary followed by a Committal service at Resthaven Memorial Park. For more information or to leave tribute, please visit www.chapelofthechimesmortuary.com.
Published on April 27, 2017