Dean Vinson is the Manager and Funeral Director for Cleveland Funeral Services & Crematory. He started his career in 2011 as a manager and funeral director at Padgett Funeral Home in Wallace, NC and became affiliated with Cleveland Funeral Services in 2014. Dean is married to Sebrina Vinson and together have 4 daughters, 7 grandchildren, and a faithful canine companion, Loki. He enjoys camping, skiing, fishing, and attending Nascar races.
Dean graduated from Ft. Knox High in 1984 and joined the military right after graduation. He served and retired from the 82nd Airborne Division where he was deployed in Operation Just Cause in Panama, Operation Desert Storm/Desert Shield, and Afghanistan. Dean was a member of the of the Wallace Volunteer Fire Department where he won the firefighter of the year in 2013. He later became a volunteer firefighter at Bethlehem Fire Department in Kings Mountain. Dean graduated from Fayetteville Technical Community College receiving his diploma in Funeral Service Education. Dean attends Landmark Baptist Church.