Rev. Robert Lee (R.L.) Dean, 88, passed away Wednesday (April 16, 2014) at the home of his daughter. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Gate City Funeral Home and other time as the residence of his daughter. Funeral services will be conducted at 7 p.m. in the Gene Falin Memorial Chapel of the funeral home. Military graveside services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Dean Family Cemetery in Fort Blackmore. Family and friends are asked to meet at the funeral home at noon to go in procession to the graveside service.