Dean O'Bannon Obituary
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Dean Patrick "PRIVATE DO NOT GIVE OUT INFO" O'Bannon

July 21, 1951 - November 8, 2011
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If anyone ever cared, really cared for someone else it would have to be Dean O'Bannon. He was a warm hearted and well liked individual, and these wonderful traits came easily to him because he was such a sociable and amiable person, someone who was always making certain that those around him had whatever they needed. He was a talkative person who was tactful at all times but typically said what he meant.       Dean O'Bannon was born on July 21, 1951 at St. Rose Hospital in Henderson, NV. He was the son of David and Mabel O'Bannon. Dean was raised in Las Vegas, NV. He found it easy to show sympathy and to perform kind acts for others. These admirable qualities would become a part of his personality throughout his life.        He was raised with his brother, Kerry and two later half-brothers, John and Rodger. He and his siblings had the typical rivalries while growing up, but they cared deeply for one another.       For Dean, and school routines, he generally preferred variety to structure. Dean was very observant and was generally quick at picking up new things. He graduated from Las Vegas High School in 1969.       Harmony was important to Dean with his family. He was blessed with one daughter, Kristina. He was also blessed with one grandson, Jordan. Dean was always conscious of the feelings others had. ...
If anyone ever cared, really cared for someone else it would have to be Dean O'Bannon. He was a warm hearted and well liked individual, and these wonderful traits came easily to him because he was such a sociable and amiable person, someone who was always making certain that those around him had whatever they needed. He was a talkative person who was tactful at all times but typically said what he meant.

      Dean O'Bannon was born on July 21, 1951 at St. Rose Hospital in Henderson, NV. He was the son of David and Mabel O'Bannon. Dean was raised in Las Vegas, NV. He found it easy to show sympathy and to perform kind acts for others. These admirable qualities would become a part of his personality throughout his life.

       He was raised with his brother, Kerry and two later half-brothers, John and Rodger. He and his siblings had the typical rivalries while growing up, but they cared deeply for one another.

      For Dean, and school routines, he generally preferred variety to structure. Dean was very observant and was generally quick at picking up new things. He graduated from Las Vegas High School in 1969.

      Harmony was important to Dean with his family. He was blessed with one daughter, Kristina. He was also blessed with one grandson, Jordan. Dean was always conscious of the feelings others had.

      Taking his work seriously came naturally to Dean, and he expected the same from those around him. He was a good team player, someone who was born to cooperate with others. He was what some would call a “people person” and it was demonstrated in his good communication skills. He was a steady worker, He could understand the details without getting lost in the broad “big picture.” His primary occupation was working in Real Estate Development. He brought harmony to his work environment, doing what was necessary in order to get the job done, while always maintaining respect for his colleagues.

      Dean enjoyed spending time working on his various hobbies. He had no problem following all of the steps and instructions on a given project and was proud of the fact that he could have something to show for his efforts. His favorite hobby was Tai Chi in which he became a Master.

 Recreational sports for Dean included his favorite, golfing and motorcycle riding.

      Dean was the kind of person who would readily move into action in order to help others. He was appreciated and respected. He could find value in the opinions of others and was passionate about his own values and beliefs. Politically, he was a strong supporter for the Republican Party.

      Not only did he enjoy traveling, but he also seemed to enjoy planning all of those trips and vacations. He was a facilitator who could easily make up a near perfect schedule of all of the things to do and see. He rarely tired of going back and revisiting his favorite places. Favorite vacations included going to New York and Chicago.

      Dean O'Bannon passed away on November 8, 2011 at UMC Hospital in Las Vegas, NV. In family he is survived by his daughter, Kristina; grandson, Jordan; his brother, Kerry; half-brothers, John and Rodger, Services were held at Palm Mortuary.

      Dean was a fantastic conversationalist who could engage just about anyone in a discussion. And whenever he said something, he meant it. He was a down to earth person, outgoing and gregarious. He was without question the type of person who enjoyed experiencing things first hand. He was practical and sensible, but what friends and family will remember him for most is the fact that he was so understanding and kind. Everyone whose life he touched will miss Dean O'Bannon.

"Dean was a huge personality. I am so sorry to hear of his passing. He is one that will never be forgotten....." Kimberly Shaffer (Pocatello, ID)

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