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Ernest Henry Dillon
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Birth: Mar. 27, 1915
Death: Mar. 12, 2004

DILLON, Ernest Henry, 88, of Pearisburg, Va., passed away, March 12, 2004 at Avante Nursing Home in Waynesboro, Va. Mr. Dillon was born in Lawton, Giles County, Va. on March 27, 1915 and was a son of the late Henry Lee and Ida Elizabeth Farmer Dillon. Besides his parents Mr. Dillon was also preceded in death by his wife Mary Robertson Dillon, two brothers, Raymond E. and Robert C. Dillon and two sisters, Naomi D. Gordon and Mamie D. Echols. Mr. Dillon was a retired insurance salesman with United Insurance Company of America, a former member of Giles County Board of Supervisors for several years, a member of the First United Methodist in Pearisburg since 1944 where he served on the official board, was a co-chair of the Building Committee for the present First United Methodist Church was Sunday School superintendent, a member of the Wesley Fellowship Class, a long standing member of the Board of Trustees, a former board member of the Carilion Giles Memorial Hospital in Pearisburg, a former board member of the New River Valley Airport Commission, was on the planning commission for the New River Community College, a charter member of the Pearisburg Kiwanis Club, a 50 year member of the Giles Lodge # 106 A.F. & A.M., a 50 year member of the Scottish Rite Bodies (32nd degree), a 50 years member of the Kazim Shrine Temple of Roanoke, member of the Giles Shrine Club, a 50 year member and past Patron of Pearis Chapter # 124 of the Order of the Eastern Star. He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law William Henry and Jean Elliott Dillon of Waynesboro; one daughter and son-in-law, Mary Cathryn and James Larry Lyons of Roanoke; grandsons, James Michael Lyons of Atlanta, Ga., Gregory Dillon Lyons of Roanoke, granddaughter; and grandson-in-law, Mary Elliott Dillon and Brian Matthew Jones of Powhatan, Va.; great-granddaughter, Afton Savannah Jones of Powhatan; one sister, Louise L. Dillon of Richmond; one aunt, Elsie Farmer of Pearisburg; several nephews and nieces and cousins . Funeral services will be conducted Monday, March 15, 2004 at 2 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Pearisburg with Dr. Tony Collins and Dr. Fred L. Austin officiating with burial following in the Birchlawn Burial Park. The family will receive friends Sunday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Givens Funeral Home in Pearisburg, Va. Memorial donations may be made to the Ernest H. and Mary R. Dillon Scholarship fund at Emory & Henry College, Emory Va., or to the elevator fund at the First United Methodist Church in Pearisburg. Please use Woodrum Street entrance. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Mary Robertson Dillon (1908 - 2002)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Birchlawn Burial Park
Pearisburg
Giles County
Virginia, USA
 
Maintained by: Denise Drake Horton
Originally Created by: Becky
Record added: Aug 02, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40194945
Ernest Henry Dillon
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