Dean Harry Tollison


Seneca, SC – Dean Harry Tollison, 52, husband of Marsha Lewis Tollison, of 108 Cedar Creek Lane, Seneca, passed away Friday, April 9, 2021, at Cottingham Hospice House.


A native of Fair Play, SC, Dean was the son of Harry Addison and Violet “Tennie” Richardson Tollison. He worked as an administrator for Anderson, Oconee and Pickens County Mental Health Center. Dean was a member of Crosspoint Church.


In addition to his wife, Dean is survived by his sons: Chase Tollison (Jen) of Charlotte, NC, Peyton Tollison of Seneca, SC; step-son: Joel “Garrett” White of Seneca, SC; daughter: Emily Tollison Sheriff (Nathan) of Seneca, SC; and grandchildren: Blakely and Jameson Sheriff.


Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM, Monday, April 12, 2021, at Crosspoint Church with burial to follow at Heritage Memorial Gardens.


The family will receive friends from 12:30-2:00 PM, Monday, prior to the service, at the church.


In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering, IMB (F9LMCO), 3806 Monument Avenue, Richmond, VA 23230 or online at, American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123 or Prisma Health Hospice of the Foothills, Cottingham Hospice House, Attn: Foundation Office, 298 Memorial Drive, Seneca, SC 29672.


The family is at the home.


The family would like to invite the South Carolina Gamecocks Football Team to serve as the honorary pallbearers, so they can let him down one more time.