TIPP CITY - Dennis L. Hefffner, 67, a native resident of Tipp City, local businessman and active community member, died Sunday, Feb. 10. He passed away peacefully while surrounded by his family after an eight-month battle with cancer.
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He was born April 12, 1945, in Troy, Ohio to C. Maurice and Betty (Detrick) Heffner. He was a graduate of Tippecanoe High School (1963) and The University of Cincinnati, and owner of DJ's Pizza Alley for the past 20 years.
He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Lynnelle (Applegett) Heffner; his two sons, Jason D. (Gina) Heffner and Douglas L. Heffner; and his brother, Jack M. Heffner.
Dennis had four grandchildren, Kyle, Alex, Will and Faith, and four nieces and nephews, Amanda (Jason) Mangano, Jessica (Eric) Rupnow Adam (Kristy) Meek, and Dawn (Dane) Widney.
Dennis was an active member of the Tipp City Rotary Club, a Past Master of the Masonic Lodge, a 32nd Degree member of the Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite and a Patriarch member of the Troy Country Club.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, concluding with a Masonic Service.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, with visitation for one hour before the service.
Both visitation and service will be held at the Tipp City United Methodist Church, corner of Third and Main Streets.
Contributions may be made to Hospice of Dayton in loving memory of Denny.
Arrangments entrusted to Frings and Bayliff Funeral Home, Tipp City.
Online condolences may be sent to www.fringsandbayliff.com.