Dennis E. Charbonneau, 66
Dennis "Den"/"Denny" Charbonneau, age 66 of Jordan, Arkansas, passed away on Friday, July 11, 2014.
He was born September 18, 1947 in Adams, Massachusetts to Alfred and Frances Charbonneau. He grew up in Mass., Georgia, Illinois & Wisconsin graduating from Dundee High School in Illinois & attending Milwaukee School of Engineering. He enlisted in the Army in 1967 and served in Vietnam. He met Debbie "Deb" in 1971 and they were married in 1976 in Illinois. They moved to Arkansas shortly thereafter.
Den was a skilled craftsman & built many homes in the area. He lived a full life & enjoyed motorcycling, hunting, fishing, scuba diving & just working in his shop. He traveled last year with two of his good friends to the Arctic Circle on his Harley, which was a trip he had planned for years. He was a past Vice Pres. with the Twin Lakes Home Builders Association & past Vice Pres. With Brunner Hill Water Association.
He is survived by his loving wife of 38 years, Deborah Charbonneau; his mother, Frances Charbonneau; sisters, Susan Charbonneau, Lois (Steve) Rains of Goldsboro, N. Carolina & sister, Janet Charbonneau of Charleston, S. Carolina; father-in-law Leo (Karen M) Heifetz; sisters & brothers-in-law, Leslie (Craig) Martin, Karen Heifetz (Chet Witek) & Scott (Heidi) Heifetz; also, five nieces, two nephews, two aunts & many cousins. He was predeceased by his father, Alfred Charbonneau; his brother, Paul Charbonneau; his grandparents, aunts & uncles; and mother-in-law, Cheryl Heifetz.
Dennis has a lasting impact on all of those whose lives he touched and will be truly missed by his family, friends, & co-workers.
Visitation will be from 4PM until 6PM Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at Kirby & Family Funeral Home with service following at 6PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Serenity Shelter in Mtn. Home, Food Bank of North Arkansas in Norfork or a
Arrangements are by Kirby and Family Funeral and Cremation Services. Visit an online obituary and guestbook at www.kirbyandfamily.com.
Kirby & Family Funeral & Cremation Services
600 Hospital Dr Mountain Home, AR 72653
Published in Baxter Bulletin from July 14 to July 16, 2014