W. Dean Gotschall, 86

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W. Dean Gotschall, 86, of Carrollton, passed away early Friday morning Dec. 18, 2020, at Carroll Healthcare Center in Carrollton.

Born May 9, 1934, in Lee Twp., Carroll County, a son of the late Charles and Clara Palmer Gotschall.

Dean served in law enforcement from 1958-1959 with the Carrollton Police Department and 27 years with the Carroll County Sheriff’s Department as a part-time deputy.

After 33 years of employment, he retired from the village of Carrollton as Street Superintendent. Many will remember him and his wife, Sandra, driving their tractor around town mowing various lawns after his retirement.

He is survived by his wife, the former Sandra Abrahims; three daughters, Cheryl (James) Halter, Kimberly (Kenny) Blevins and Sonja (Rick) Eddy; five grandchildren, Alyssa and Trevor Halter, Jason and Joshua Moss and Taylor Eddy; four great grandchildren; and a brother, Charles Gotschall.

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters.

A public graveside service will be held Tuesday, Dec. 22 at 11:30 a.m. at Westview Cemetery in Carrollton.

Dodds Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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