Dennis Hermon Deering, 84 of 1600 River Ridge Road, Danville VA passed away at his residence surrounded by his family Tuesday February 26, 2013. He was born April 26, 1928 in Pittsylvania County to the late Daniel Harrison Deering and the late Ollie Davis Deering. Mr. Deering was married to Mae Frances James Deering of the residence. He worked for Cloverdale Lumber Company.
In addition to his wife he is survived by ten daughters; Joyce Jefferson (Ralph), Yvonne Goode (John), Arlene Gardner (Reggie), Delois Jones, Angela Deering, Sandra Elliott (Dana), Brenda Allen (Horace), Pam Waller (Mike), Amy Flood (Larry) and Sharon McCants (Brian): two Sons; Mark Deering (Michele) and Gary Deering (Loida): four sisters; Lavern D Roher, Geneva Wright, Lois McCoy and Kathleen Gilmer: one brother; Daniel H. Deering, Jr. (Ann): twenty three grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents he was predeceased by one brother Delaware Deering and one son Calvin Deering.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday March 2, 2013 at Norris Funeral Services, West End Chapel, 511 Church Ave. Danville VA. Interment will follow at the Deering Family Cemetery, Axton, VA.
The family will receive friends 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m,.Friday, March 1, 2013 at Norris Funeral Services, Inc. West End Chapel and other times at the residence, 1600 River Ridge Road. Danville, VA.
Norris Funeral Services, Inc. and Crematory, West End Chapel, 511 Church Ave. Danville is serving the Deering family.
Online condolences may be made at www.norrisfuneral.com