John W. Dean Jr. Tue, 07/04/2017 - 8:22pm John Wesley Dean Jr., 85, of Palatka, formerly of Hastings, transitioned from this life June 30, 2017, at Roberts Care ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today! Read more about John W. Dean Jr.