CUMBERLAND – Milford J. Dean, 87, passed away July 18, 2017, at home.

He was born in Cumberland, MD September 13, 1929. Mel graduated from Fort Hill High School in 1948, and served in the United States Army from 1950-1952. He married Phyllis O. McCarty Dean August 20, 1950.

He retired as a lineman from the Potomac Edison Electric Company after 38 years.

He is preceded in death by his wife Phyllis and daughter Debra Sue Dean.

He is survived by son Gary L Dean, Colorado Springs, CO; daughters Gwen Meeks, Crozet, VA, and Marjorie Orndorff and husband Gary, Winchester, VA;  grandchildren, Sheree Besgrove, Colorado Springs, CO, Phillip A. Joy, Winchester, VA, and Jenna Meeks, Orlando, FL; great-grandchildren, Nevaeh and  Lylian, Colorado Springs, CO.

Arrangements are entrusted to Scarpelli Funeral Home, P.A. and are private.