Dean Allen Cart, 76, passed away on June 20th, 2021. Dean was born on May 22nd, 1945, in Iota, Louisiana where he lived until joining the Navy.
Dean proudly served in the U.S. Navy from 1965 thru 1969. It was during these years that his best friend Radarman 1st Class Mike Campbell introduced him to his future wife Donna Campbell. Dean started working for the CSX Railroad in 1970 and retired in Jacksonville, Florida in 2005. Dean enjoyed many things, Civil War history, the Scottish games, genealogy, the LSU Tigers and the Dallas Cowboys. Above all, Dean was a dedicated father and husband, putting his family above all else.
Just a few short weeks after his passing, Dean was joined in death by his eldest daughter Deanna Luke. Dean is survived by his loving wife of 53 years Donna; daughter Deborah (Stan); son-in-law Kenny Luke; sisters Donna Hebert (Dwight) and Sharon Hardy; grandchildren, Jesse, Kyle, Colin, Keira, Cody, A.J. and Chris; 6 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Dean was pre-deceased by his mother and father, Allen and Clara Cart.
A memorial Service will be held at Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral home in Jacksonville Beach, Florida, on July 24th, Saturday, at 3 PM. In lieu of flowers, we ask that donations are instead made to the American Cancer Society.