Geoffrey Dean (15 Apr 1944 - 4 Jun 2021)

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North Devon Crematorium Old Torrington Road Barnstaple EX31 3NW
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Braddicks & Sherborne, Bideford

Geoff Dean
Passed away on Friday 4th June 2021 aged 77. Loving Husband to Coralie, much loved Dad to Sarah and Jeremy, a devoted Grandad to Sam, Emma, Ben, Elise and Olive. The family are holding a private funeral service. Family flowers only please. Donations in his memory for the North Devon Hospice, by retiring collection or c/o Braddicks & Sherborne Funeral Directors, No 1 Abbotsham Road, Bideford, EX39 3AF (01237) 477222

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Tim and Jane Gibbs donated £50 in memory of Geoffrey

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Mike and Vivien Rowe donated £50 in memory of Geoffrey

Always fun to be with, and always in our thoughts.

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Jason Le Masurier wrote



Hello Jeremy and Sarah I wrote this for Geoff. I hope you can incorporate it into the service. Sorry I can't be there but I will be istening in
I'm so sorry for this terrible time you are going through. You are in our prayers. Best wishes Jason

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Geoff you were like a father to me, I could always rely on your sage advice and you fuelled my passion for the sea. When you took me on my first sail on the Magic Dragon I was hooked. I think you might have regretted this later, when I brought home my first dinghy, you found it was full of rot and you said it was a wreck after you looked. We spent a lot of time, digging out the rot, cutting new panels snd after holding it together with fiberglass it turned out fine.
You had got me on my way and I learned how to sail. Doing up that boat made me realize that in any practical challenge you would never fail. Replacing the Magicians transom, fixing mum's washing machine and repairing your Mini's radiator, with matchsticks and araldite. I shared your other big passion apart from sailing and spent many hours in awe as I watched you tinker meticulously with your Vincent motor bike. We sailed together, I crewed for you in the osprey nationals in mount's bay. It was always special to spend time with you like when you took on the Fastnet and round Ireland races. You really were a second father to me, what more can I say


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