Dean Martin, 54, of Salina, passed away on Saturday, December 26, 2020 in Salina. He was born on June 13, 1966 in Claremore, Oklahoma; the son of Mike Kingfisher and Bessie (Martin) Kingfisher. Dean worked in the drywall industry for many years. He looked forward to spending time with his family, especially his nieces and nephews. He attended the First Indian Baptist Church in Salina and loved his Lord. In his spare time, he looked forward to going hunting and to the creek. Dean was also an OU fan and loved to watch them anytime they played.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, January 4, 2020 in the Shipman’s Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Buddy Ross. Burial will follow in the Grass Cemetery with Michael Kingfisher, Ophie Kingfisher, Zak Lyman, Skunk Littledave, Jake Littledave, and Justin Willhite serving as casket bearers. Honorary casket bearers will be Reylin Feeling, Mekhai Kingfisher, Ashe Lyman, Keiton Littledave, and Legend Lyman. Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Sunday, January 3, 2020 in the Shipman’s Funeral Home Chapel. Arrangements are under the direction of Shipman’s Funeral & Cremation Service.
Dean is survived by his brother, Mickey Kingfisher and wife Diane of Kenwood, Oklahoma; sister, Kamichia “Hootie” Lyman and husband Calvin “Cooper” of Salina, Oklahoma; step brothers, Santo Tanner and Jackson Tanner; step sister, Monica Potter; cousin, Judy Littledave and husband Skunk Littledave of Wyandotte, Oklahoma; special aunt, Anna Mae Russell of Salina, Oklahoma; and many other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents, Mike and Bessie Kingfisher; and sister, Norma Kingfisher.