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Dennis Elias

February 14, 1946 — August 20, 2017

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.

Visitation

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Clark-Kirkland-Barr Funeral Home, Inc.
172 South Main Street Cadiz 4390, United States

Service

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 11:00 AM
Clark-Kirkland-Barr Funeral Home, Inc.
172 South Main Street Cadiz 4390, United States
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