Dean M. Rapier, 51, of Chebanse, formerly of East Lynn passed away at 11:28 pm Tuesday December 22, 2020 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana. A private Celebration of Life Service will be held at a later date. Rosenbaum Funeral Home in Gibson City is assisting the family with their services. Memorial contributions may be made to the family.
Dean was born April 23, 1969 in Kankakee, IL, a son of Barbara Ingram. He married Cynthia Tillman in October of 1994, she survives. He is also survived by their five children - Orlando Guzman of Idaho, Laura (Jake) Mezo of Chebanse, Jose' Gonzalez of Bourbonnais, Michael (Jennifer) Gonzalez of Beecher and Olivia (Erick Miranda) Gonzalez of East Lynn. Many grandchildren and great grandchildren, a sister Donna (Rob) Reeder of Aroma Park and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his mother, two grandchildren and a sister.
Dean was an automotive and truck mechanic for A N Webber Incorporated in Kankakee.