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Virgil Elwood DeNyke, Jr
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Birth: Jan. 27, 1925
Fairfield County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Jan. 8, 2010
Union County
Georgia, USA

-- Mr. Virgil Elwood DeNyke, Jr., age 85, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Friday, January 8, 2010, in Union General Hospital in Blairsville.

Mr. DeNyke was born Monday April 27, 1925 In Danbury, Connecticut, a son of the late Virgil Elwood DeNyke, Sr., and Elizabeth Grover DeNyke. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, and a member of the Veteran's of Foreign Wars and The Disabled American Veterans. Mr. DeNyke was of the Methodist faith.

Surviving family members include his wife, Mildred B. DeNyke, of Blairsville; four sons: James DeNyke, of Oviedo, Florida; Robert DeNyke of Cortez, Colorado; Paul DeNyke, of St. Petersburg, Florida; and Edward Henley, of Cortez, Colorado; daughters: Sharon McCloud, of Walnut Creek, California; Jodie Henley, of Cortez, Colorado; and Kathy Mayfield, of Williamson, Georgia; Aunt, Leona Collins, of Ocala, Florida; eight grandchildren; thirteen great grandchildren, and two great great grandsons also survive, along with several nieces and nephews. Mr. DeNyke had been preceded in death by his parents; a son, Douglas DeNyke; step-mother, Fern DeNyke; and step-sister, Joann Redding.

Funeral services were held Thursday, January 14, 2010 at 11 a.m. from the Chapel of Cochran Funeral Home with Rev. Tommy Jenkins officiating. Special music was presented for the service by Ebenezer Baptist church Choir. The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Charles Hemphill, Danny Hemphill, David Hemphill, Kenny Hemphill, Wade Dockery, and James DeNyke. Burial was in Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family received friends at the Cochran Funeral Home Wednesday, January 14, 2010, from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m.

Arrangements entrusted to Cochran Funeral Home Blairsville, Georgia. Please visit our website to send condolences to the family at
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  Mildred Florance DeNyke (1930 - 2015)*
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Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery
Union County
Georgia, USA
Created by: Rick and Kathy Wright
Record added: Jan 12, 2011
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Virgil Elwood DeNyke, Jr
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Virgil Elwood DeNyke, Jr
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