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Flags ordered to half-mast to acknowledge passing of Dean Towery

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Mayor Duke W. Coon has ordered all flags flying at city buildings and properties to be lowered to half-mast to acknowledge the passing of former Public Works Director Dean Towery, who passed away on Sunday, June 30th.

Flags will remain at half-mast until sunset on Friday, July 5th.

Towery dedicated 32 years of his life in service to the City of Conroe with a clear and impactful vision: to foster a robust team committed to exceeding the expectations of its citizens.

Throughout his tenure, Towery demonstrated exceptional leadership by example, embodying the values of integrity, dedication, and community spirit. His vision went beyond mere management; it aimed to cultivate a culture where every team member felt empowered to contribute to the city’s betterment.


His leadership style emphasized collaboration and innovation, encouraging employees to think creatively and take initiative in solving community challenges. By setting high standards and leading by example, Towery instilled a sense of pride and responsibility among his colleagues, inspiring them to go above and beyond in their roles.

Dean Towery’s legacy extends far beyond his retirement. His influence continues to shape the City of Conroe, leaving behind a foundation of solid leadership, teamwork, and a commitment to excellence that will guide future generations of public servants. His vision of exceeding expectations and leading by example is a timeless reminder of the profound impact that dedicated individuals can have on their communities.

We extend our most sincere condolences to the Towery family.

Source: City of Conroe