Joel LaDean ‘Dean’ Dillard
May 20, 1943 – January 2, 2019
, 75, died Wednesday, January 2, 2019, at his residence. He was born May 20, 1943, in Union County to Joel and Syble Robbins Dillard. He was a member of Parks Baptist Church. He was an employee of Union County and was a veteran of the U. S. Army.
Services will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 5, 2019, at Parks Baptist Church with Bro. Scott Duley officiating. Burial will be in Ellistown Cemetery. United Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements.
He is survived by his mother; his wife: Rita Ann Kidd Dillard; 2 daughters: Synda Gasper of North Carolina and Tammy Dillard; 1 son: Allen Pannell of Blue Springs; 1 sister: Laura Hall of Etta; 4 grandchildren: Morgan Campbell, Kaitlyn Gasper, Cheyenne Gasper, and Zack Pannell; and 1 great-grandchild: Jax Campbell.
He was preceded in death by his father and 1 son: Greg Pannell.
Pallbearers will be members of his Sunday School class.
Visitation will from 5:00-8:00 p.m. Friday, January 4, at Parks Baptist Church.
In honor of Mr. Dillard’s service to his country United Funeral Service will fly the U. S. Army flag during his visitation and service.