FLORIDA — Royal Dean Drinkwater, age 51, passed away peacefully Monday, August 23, 2021, at Manatee Memorial Hospital in Bradenton, Florida.
Dean was born and raised in Texas City, TX. He graduated from Texas City High School in the class of 1988. After graduating, he attended UT Galveston before attending Southwest Texas State University where he received a degree in Business. He lived and worked in Austin before settling in Florida. He pursued his dreams of hunting, fishing, and boating along the Florida Keys.
Dean will be remembered by many he met and befriended in his travels. Dean is preceded in death by his father, Charles Drinkwater, Sr. and mother, Nancy Drinkwater. Dean is survived by his sister; Rhon Drinkwater, brother; Randy Drinkwater, brother; Charles Drinkwater, and numerous cousins, nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
There will be a graveside service at Forest Park East on Monday, Sept. 27, 2021 at 10am.