Funeral service for Dean Marrington will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at Gillette Memorial Chapel with Randy Blakeman officiating; interment to follow at Mt. Pisgah Cemetery with military honors provided by American Legion Post #42 Drill Team. To protect the health and safety of all, due to COVID 19 the funeral service will be limited attendance as required by state authorities and CDC. We encourage you to view the service as it will be streamed live on our website; www.gillettememorialchapel.com; a link will be attached to Dean's obituary page. Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at Gillette Memorial Chapel; this too we will only allow the limited attendance of 25 in the building at one time at a rotating basis; we encourage the wearing of personal protective equipment. Dean L. Marrington, age 93, passed away at his home, Thursday, May 20, 2020, of natural causes. Dean was born December 5, 1926, in Philip, SD, the son of Fred and Ada (Swartz) Marrington. He entered the Navy in 1943, was honorably discharged in 1945, returned home to Rapid City and finished his senior year of high school. On January 18, 1947 he married Avis Miessner in Rapid City, SD. The couple moved to Gillette in 1952 and in 1962 along with his wife started the family business, Gillette Plumbing & Heating until 1992 when they retired. He registered with the American Legion at 17 when he entered the Navy. He held several positions in the American Legion including Commander and was active in the Drill Team for which he was very proud to be a part of. Dean was active in the Gillette Jaycees in his younger years and was a founding member of the Gillette Country Club. He was very fond of golf, hunting, gardening and having some beers with his long-time buddies at the Legion. But closest to his heart was his family, children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Dean is survived by his son; Scott Marrington and daughter, Vicki (Darryl) Worman, daughter-in-law Crista Marrington, grandchildren; Phillip (Jamye) Worman, Eric Worman, Brett (Colleen) Worman, Kristi (Cory) Altenburg, Heather (Ryan) Fichtner, Sarah and Christopher Marrington, and great grandchildren; Taylor, Aspyn, Hunter, Parker and Briddger Worman, Van Worman, Sheridan Worman, Lily and Layla Altenburg, Madeline and Michael Fichtner; and brother, Glen (Rose) Marrington. He is preceded in death by his wife, Avis, daughter, Susan Marrington and sons; Craig, Mark and Kent Marrington; and parents. Memorials and condolences to benefit the American Legion Drill Team, Campbell County Hospice, and American Legion Post #42 can be sent in Dean's name in care of Gillette Memorial Chapel, 210 W. 5th St., Gillette, WY 82716 or via the internet at www.gillettememorialchapel.com.
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