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125 S Church St
Hendersonville, NC 28793
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Memorial service
Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018
2:00 PM
Thos Shepherd & Son
125 S Church St
Hendersonville, NC 28793
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Gary Gene Dillon


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Gary Gene Dillon Obituary
Gary Gene Dillon, age 84 of Hendersonville died Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at home. He was born on May 21, 1934 in Camden, Ohio. He was preceded in death by his parents, Marshall Henry and Edith Clensy Dillon.
He graduated from Miami University of Ohio, where he was a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity and played basketball for the University's team. It was there that he met and married his wife of 64 years, Beverly. He was employed by four different U.S. manufacturing firms and lived in 12 different U.S. cities during his career. He retired as C.E.O. of Schwitzer, Inc. with operations in North America, Canada, England and South America.
In addition to his wife; he is survived by three children; Kristin Morgan of Phenix City, AL; Deborah Dillon and her husband, Mike McJunkins of Louisville, KY; Kirk Dillon, and his wife, Diane of Irmo, SC. He is also survived by six grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm on November 17, 2018 in Thos. Shepherd's Church Street Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations in Gary's memory be directed to Boys & Girls Club of Henderson County, PO Box 1460, Hendersonville NC 28793.
An online register book is available for family and friends by visiting www.thosshepherd.com. Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors and Cremation Memorial Center is in charge of the arrangements.
Published in The Times-News on Nov. 9, 2018
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