Gary Dean, age 79 of New Castle, Indiana, passed away Thursday, July 16, 2020 at his residence. He was born July 3, 1941 in New Castle and was the son of Pete and Mary (Smith) Smith.
Gary was known to race cars at Mt. Lawn Speedway and enjoyed tinkering around with cars. He was an avid fan of NASCAR and loved to watch NASCAR racing. He also loved fishing and just hanging out with his family and friends.
He is survived by his mother, Mary Smith of New Castle; a son, Rick (wife, Diane) Dean of Anderson; daughters, Beth Davis (companion, Greg Talsma) of New Castle and Kimberly (husband, Donnie) Evans of Indianapolis; son, James (wife, Velma) Dean, New Castle; granddaughter, Jessica (husband, Trent) Gossar; grandson, Josh Dean, both of Anderson; five great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.
He was preceded in death by his father, Pete Smith; one brother, Larry Dean and a nephew, Jake Dean.
The family will have a private memorial service only. The funeral directors and staff of Macer-Hall-Marcum & Moffitt Funeral Home are honored to serve the Gary Dean family. On-line condolences may be made at