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Dean Jordan went to be with the Lord on February 10, 2016 after a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease. Dean was born on Feb 3, 1957 in Idabel, Okla., to Afton and Verna Jordan. The family moved to Oklahoma City in 1958 when he was a year old. The youngest of seven children, Dean “Buzzy” as he was known growing up, loved the outdoors. He grew up playing baseball, going on adventures with his neighborhood friends and having a great childhood. He was a proud John Marshall Bear and a lover of muscle cars. On Dec. 6, 1975, he married the love of his life, Patricia Gunter. The couple moved from Oklahoma City to Edmond in 1984 where they raised two sons. Dean continued his love for the outdoors and taught his sons to fish and hunt. He spent many an hour on the fishing bank with them, his dad, brothers and friends. Dean began his career in the shipping industry in 1982 when he took a job at Cardinal Paper Company. He acquired many wonderful coworkers and friends there and loved his job. He worked there until 2000 when the company, then known as National Sanitary Supply, was sold. He accepted a job as Warehouse Shipping Manager with Craver Supply (Amsan) where he was fortunate to work with some of his former coworkers. He worked there until 2009 until he reluctantly retired to due to his disability. Dean is preceded in death by his parents; brother Jim Jordan, and two sisters-in-law, Patsy and Nancy Jordan. He is survived by his wife, Patricia of the home; sons Todd Jordan and Ryan Jordan of Edmond; grandchildren Kaiden and Kenadi Jordan also from Edmond; sisters Pat (Carl) Barclay of Edmond, Loretta Jordan Newton of Oklahoma City; brothers, Leon Jordan of Broken Bow, Okla., Dale Jordan of Wetumka, Okla.,and Carroll Jordan of Edmond, along with numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. He will be greatly missed. A visitation will be 1 - 6 p.m. Sunday, February 14 at Matthews Funeral Home, Edmond. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday, February 15, at Matthews Funeral Home Chapel Edmond, with burial to follow at Memorial Park Cemetery.
Published on  February 12, 2016
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