OWENS CROSS ROADS, Ala. - Dean Carleton Compher, 80, Owens Cross Roads, Ala., passed away Sunday (Oct 4, 2009).
Visitation will be from 3 to 4 p.m. Friday before the funeral at Twickenham Funeral Home East, Huntsville, Ala., with cremation to follow.
He was born March 8, 1929, in Illinois. He graduated from the University of Illinois with a degree in civil engineering. He was a lifetime member of N.S.P.E., a member of Chi Epsilon and the National Honorary Civil Engineering Fraternity. He was a registered professional engineer.
He is survived by his wife, Glenna Compher; two daughters, Kim Corlett, Huntsville, Ala., and Kelly Huff, Otsego, Mich.; three sons, Steven Compher, Huntsville, Ala.; Thomas Compher, Elizabeth, Colo.; and Curtis Compher, Cambridge, Canada; one sister, Ellamae Compher, Tucson, Ariz.; and 10 grandchildren, Scott Corlett, Andrew Corlett, Sonny Huff, Kimber Huff, Ross Compher, Devin Compher, Matthew Compher, Nicole Compher, Joshua Compher and Katie Compher.