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“John and Leanne ScottWe just found out about our dear friend's passing. It is with sadness and regret we extend our deepest sympathies to the family...Read More »
1 of 16 | Posted by: John and Leanne Scott

“I wrote this tribute to my dad on the plane over from Singapore...My heart aches...I miss my Dad. He was there for me, and many others too, with a...Read More »
2 of 16 | Posted by: Terri Rainier

“My uncle Dennis was the first man I ever saw do the dishes - and he did it with a smile on his face. As a young girl I was shocked - I know this...Read More »
3 of 16 | Posted by: Misty Duffy

“Of all the people I have encountered in my life, Dennis is the best human being I ever knew. Even though no one is perfect, or should be, Dennis...Read More »
4 of 16 | Posted by: Mick Meagher

“Jackie, our thoughts and prayors are with you and your family. ”
5 of 16 | Posted by: Rene and Elsa Villa

“I AM SO SORRY TO HEAR OF YOUR LOSS, DENNIS WAS A SPECIAL PERSON WITH A BIG HEART. HE WILL BE MISSED BY ALL, BUT ESPECIALLY JACKIE. PLEASE REMEMBER...Read More »
6 of 16 | Posted by: DIANA ALMEIDA

“We are truly grateful for the pleasure of knowing Dennis. He was a warm, welcoming human being. He will truly be missed by all who knew him. Our...Read More »
7 of 16 | Posted by: Richard & Elaine Jessell

“We are so thankful that we went to see Dennis and Jackie in North Carolina last October with the Bowers. Dennis loved to have friends visit. He took...Read More »
8 of 16 | Posted by: Carl and Cindy Hawkins

“Dennis was an invaluable human being that was a joy to know. He was witty, kind and so loved his wife. He will be missed by many and his passing is...Read More »
9 of 16 | Posted by: Ricky & Candi Dragonetti

“Our sincerest condolences to the family on this terrible loss. We've known Dennis since he and Jackie moved to Springdale and have become close...Read More »
10 of 16 | Posted by: Dona and Everett Baucom

“We wish to extent our condolences to Jackie and the family . Dennis was truly a caring and special person who always had a smile and a friendly...Read More »
11 of 16 | Posted by: John and Licia Sessums

“Dennis was such a sweet and kind man to everyone, and he was a terrific Father-In-Law to our son Mick. It was great knowing him and sharing family...Read More »
12 of 16 | Posted by: Brian & Diane Meagher

“Dennis' obituary says it best. He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and friend to all who knew him. He will be greatly missed by all. Our...Read More »
13 of 16 | Posted by: Betty Alvarez

“. Dennis was a very caring, giving man and a good friend to all that he met. He will be missed by everyone, especially Jackie and his daughters. Our...Read More »
14 of 16 | Posted by: Bruce and Sharon Boyer

“DENNIS WAS TRULY AN OUTSTANDING INDIVIDUAL,A LOVING HUSBAND A GREAT FATHER, AND A FRIEND TO EVERYONE HE MET. WE WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER THE NUMEROUS...Read More »
15 of 16 | Posted by: ELAINE & LEO DIAZ

“You are in our thought & prayers. Please accept our sincerest sympathy. Dennis was an exceptional man, loved & respected by all who knew...Read More »
16 of 16 | Posted by: Lou & RoseAnne Bowers


"A Special Man" Canton – John Dennis Eichelberger, III, age 72, passed away on Wednesday, April 1, 2015. A native of St. Louis, Missouri, he was a son of the late, John Dennis Eichelberger, II and Veronica Ann Ecklekamp Eichelberger. He lived most of his life in the Tampa area of Florida before moving to Haywood County where he spent the last three years. Dennis was a well-loved, special man and was known for helping others. He was extremely generous almost to a fault. He lived life to the fullest, cherishing every moment. Dennis enjoyed world traveling, having visited Europe, South America, Canada, and Mexico many times with his family. He loved spending time outdoors playing golf and enjoying the scenery of the mountains. Dennis was an active member of Cruso United Methodist Church where he was lay leader and taught a bible study. He is survived by his wife, Jacolin Potts Eichelberger; two daughters, Mary Ann Meagher and her husband, Michael, of Cary and Terri Rainier and her partner, Alloyah, of Singapore; two brothers, Gordon "Rusty" Eichelberger and his wife, Nelda, and M.J. "Ike" Eichelberger and his wife, Natalie, all of Knoxville, Arkansas; a brother-in-law, Jon E. Potts and his wife, Prudi, of Port Charlotte, Florida; three grandchildren, Joshua Reinert, Colin and Quinton Meagher; and several beloved aunts, nieces, nephews, and cousins. A memorial service will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 4, 2015 in the Canton Chapel of Wells Funeral Home with the Reverend Rennie Salata officiating. The family will receive friends following the service at the funeral home. Following the visitation at the funeral home, there will be a gathering of friends at the residence. Memorials may be made to Cruso United Methodist Church, 11653 Cruso Road, Canton, NC 28726.

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