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“Dennis has met Jesus face to face and now knows the mysteries of Heaven we all long to know. I will miss however the opportunity to speak with him...Read More »
1 of 23 | Posted by: Jack and Lori Cawthorn

“So sorry for your loss, my heart goes out to the family, sorry ”
2 of 23 | Posted by: Darla Lowry and Family

“Dave Elias and family, Please accept our deepest sympathies for your loss. ”
3 of 23 | Posted by: Sandra Yeske - Bloomingdale, OH

“So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you ”
4 of 23 | Posted by: Barb Horn

“Dave, my love and prayers are with you and your family as I have lost both of my parents and I know your pain and I'm so sad for you. Your dad is...Read More »
5 of 23 | Posted by: Penny Wiely - Fort Myers, FL


6 of 23 | Posted by: Brenda Johnson - Cold spring, KY

“My very sincere condolences to you and your entire family, on the loss of Denny. May God grant you His peace and comfort at this time of sorrow. A...Read More »
7 of 23 | Posted by: Christine Anderson, WCC

“Dave: To you and your family I send my sympathy and love. The world was a better place for having had your father in it. May your memories comfort...Read More »
8 of 23 | Posted by: D Ann Melland - Ocean Shores, WA

“Dearest Dave...My heart is with your family .....I'm so very sorry for your loss ... this is such a hard one...losing your dad ....❤Arlene...Read More »
9 of 23 | Posted by: Arlene Goldberg - Fort myers, FL

“My deepest sympathies to the entire Elias family. I met Denny a few times through his son Dave's New Years parties. He was a very kind man. He loved...Read More »
10 of 23 | Posted by: Amy Wadas - friend

“David, I'm sorry to hear about the loss of your Father. Prayers are with you and your family. -Paul ”
11 of 23 | Posted by: Paul Baker - Los Angeles, CA

“Denny will be missed, he was a good man. Believed in God, family and friends. God cradle his family in his arms during this difficult time. ”
12 of 23 | Posted by: Joe&Stephanie Kulin - Follansbee, WV

“David and family, my heart, hugs, and strength go out to you during this time. This is a difficult time, stay close, stay strong, your family bond...Read More »
13 of 23 | Posted by: doanna Cupp-settimio - Morgantown, WV

“My deepest sympathies to the entire Elias family. Denny was such a family loving man. He invited me into his home at my first Thanksgiving away from...Read More »
14 of 23 | Posted by: John Iacobellis

“My thoughts are with you, Sue, and with all my cousins during this difficult time. I am keeping you all in my prayers. ”
15 of 23 | Posted by: Kathy (Revay) Valek - Baltimore, MD

“SO VERY SAD FOR FAMILY, DENNY AND I HAD GREAT MEMORIES OF ARE HUNTING TRIPS WITH HIS DAD AND BROTHERS AT DAVIS WEST VA. GREAT FRIEND. ”
16 of 23 | Posted by: EDWARD REITTER

“Though we have only attended the church a few times,we are all family. May God bless and comfort you and all family members in this time of loss. ”
17 of 23 | Posted by: Carl & Lois Griffith

“From a distance, our thoughts and prayers continue to be with all of you. We pray for the soul of Uncle Den and may you all find comfort, peace, and...Read More »
18 of 23 | Posted by: - family

“I am so glad that my last two trips up north I was able to spend some time with Denny and the rest of the family. Our time here on earth builds...Read More »
19 of 23 | Posted by: Pam Kilbride

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. Our thoughts and prayers are with you Sue and your family! ”
20 of 23 | Posted by: Michael James Revay - Mesa, AZ

“We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ”
21 of 23 | Posted by: BB & Lisa Blythe - Deal Island, MD

“We will all miss Denny. Sue, you will be in our thoughts and prayers. ”
22 of 23 | Posted by: John Lovejoy

“Our condolences.Larry and Nola Peebles ”
23 of 23 | Posted by: A friend


Dennis M. Elias, 71 of Jewett went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, August 20, 2017 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born February 14, 1946 in Southview, Pennsylvania a son of the late Andrew and Julia Lazorek Elias. Denny was a conductor for the Pennsylvania Railroad and Norfolk & Southern Railroad, was a member of the Dennison Four Square Church, avid in Mission trips to Africa and building churches, worked with the homeless shelter in Tuscarawas County, was active in both the Jewett-Scio Baseball and Follansbee Baseball Associations where he served as a coach for 12 years and was avid fan of fantasy football. He is survived by his wife Sue Smith Elias, 2 sons: David Elias of Cape Coral, Florida and Jeffrey (Janice) Elias of Jewett; a daughter, Jennifer Elias Decker of Bowerston; 2 stepchildren: Bryan K. (Mary) Reed of New Castle, Virginia and Laura (David) Kirby of Roanoke, Virginia; 8 grandchildren: Zachary, Wyatt, Brock, Macee, Jimi, Alexandra, Spencer and Ashley; a great grandson, Brayden; 2 brothers: James (Theresa) Elias and Keith (Glennette) Elias all of Follansbee, WV; a sister, Bonnie (late Geary) Bullock of Follansbee, WV; his uncle, Ed Elias of Pittsburgh, PA; many nieces and nephews; and his former wife, Linda Cawthorn Elias of Jewett. Calling hours will be Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8 at Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home, Cadiz, where funeral service will be Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Rod Phillips officiating. Burial will follow at Fairview Gardens Cemetery, Jewett, Ohio. In lieu of flowers, the family is asking for memorial contributions to the Dennison Four Square Church, 7325 U.S. 250, Dennison, Ohio 44621 or to Valley Hospice, 10686 State Route 150, Rayland, Ohio 43943. The memorial guestbook may be singed at www.clark-kirkland.com.

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