Allen Michael Dexter

Born in Burlington, WI on January 17, 1929

Departed on December 29, 2018 and resided in Hendersonville, TN

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Mr. Allen Michael Dexter, age 89, of Hendersonville, TN, passed away on Saturday, December 29, 2018.

Mr. Dexter was born in Burlington, WI, on January 17, 1929, the son of the late Rennie J. Dexter and Alice Jacobson Dexter. He served in the United States Army and was very patriotic. He retired as an accountant for car dealerships. Allen and his brother, Austin, owned Auto Electric, and later in life, Allen and his best friend, Dale, had many adventures and were known as “Two Old Farts and Falcon Parts,” their last harrah together in life. He enjoyed watching old movies, listening to Big Band music, and working on cars especially Fords. Mr. Dexter went to the Congregational Church and was a member of the Falcon Club of America. In addition to his parents, Mr. Dexter was preceded in death by his wife, Dianne Dexter; a sister, Audrey Kelley; and a brother, Austin Dexter.

Survivors include his six children, Joyce Mainiero, Vickie Davidson (William), Sue Johnson (Paul), Michael Dexter, Timothy Dexter, and Gregory Dexter (Kathy); nine grandchildren, Kayce Smith, Tess Dexter, Ryan Creque, Amber Wilkinson, Lindsay Alford, Megan Schultz, Danielle Andrews, Catrina Dexter, and Timothy Dexter; and eleven great-grandchildren. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

A Celebration of Life will be held Thursday, January 3, 2019, at 11:00 A.M., Hendersonville Chapel with Ron Dewitt officiating. Interment will follow at Hendersonville Memory Gardens with military honors.

Gathering of Family & Friends will be held Wednesday from 4:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. at Hendersonville Funeral Home.

Flowers will be accepted or memorial contributions may be made to Honor Flight, Inc., Attn: Meredith Rosenbeck 175 South Tuttle Road Springfield, OH 45505.

Visit the online obituary www.hendersonvillefh.com.

3 Comments to Allen Michael Dexter

  1. Fanny A. Laoyan
    December 31, 2018 4:07 am

    My heartfelt condolences to you Sue and family. Not easy to lose any family member this time of the year.
    I’m so sorry.
    You are in my thoughts and prayers
    dearest friend.
    Rest in eternal peace to your Daddy.
    🕊🕊🕊🕊🕊🕊🕊🕊🕊🕊🕊🕊🕊

  2. Marianne Guarino
    December 31, 2018 12:56 pm

    so sorry for your loss Kayce and your family . It was so evident how much you loved and adored him. Hugs ! Marianne Guarino

  3. James R. Rester
    January 3, 2019 9:29 pm

    Tim & Gina & other Family Members,

    We are so sorry for your loss.
    May the memories from years gone by comfort you always.
    Find comfort with God during this difficult time.

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