Dennis James "Dink" Fillinger
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HARTS, W.Va. — Dennis James 'Dink' Fillinger 62 of Harts, W.Va., was born Oct. 21, 1954 at Logan, W.Va. a son of the late Blaine and Ella Spry Fillinger. He departed this life on Thursday, April 6, 2017 at Pikeville Medical Center in Pikeville, Ky.

Dennis was a coal miner, Air Force Veteran, and minister. He was a member of the Guyan Freewill Baptist Church. He loved serving the Lord and spreading the Gospel. He enjoyed singing with several gospel groups throughout his life. Dennis loved his family more than anything and loved spending time with his wife at their home in Tennessee.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brother Ronnie Fillinger.

Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Judy Barker Fillinger, children; James Michael (Karie) Fillinger of Harts, Greg (Lou Anna) Fillinger of Pecks Mill, and Kelli (Davey) Gibson of Lake, W.Va., six grandsons; Zachary Austin Hensley, Dustin Fillinger, Tyler and Bailey Bowen, and Jaxson and Jase Fillinger, siblings; Dottie Colston, Raymond (Patti) Fillinger, David (Lynn) Fillinger, Donald (Anita) Fillinger, Sue (Marion) Morris, and Debbie (Ralph) Barker, brothers-in-laws; Jackie (Carolyn), Con (Alice), Kenny (Pam), and Billy (Debbie) Barker, sister-in-law Linda Lairson, and he also has a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family members, along with special friends left to cherish his memory.

The family would like to extend their gratitude to the staff of the surgical ICU at Pikeville Medical Center as well as the doctors and surgeons that took such great care of him. They would also like to thank the multitude of people that has sent messages, called, prayed, and visited with Dennis and family during this difficult time.

Service will be 2p.m. Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at the Evans Funeral Home and Cremation Services at Chapmanville, W.Va. with Rev. Johnny Workman and Rev. Roscoe Chafin, officiating. Burial will follow in the Highland Memory Gardens at Godby, W.Va.

Pallbearers will be family and friends.

Friends may call from 6p.m. till 9p.m. Monday at the Evans Funeral Home and Cremation Services at Chapmanville.

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Published in The Logan Banner from Apr. 8 to Apr. 9, 2017.
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April 11, 2017
May you rest in peace, at the feet of JESUS!
Jay Adkins
April 10, 2017
I am so very sorry for the loss of Dink. I worked with him at Penn coal, I count myself lucky to have known him. Deepest condolences, BK and Christine Smith
April 10, 2017
Poppie was a good person.He looked up for because he was caring.Now hell be looking down and taking care of us!!!R.I.P POPPIE!!!! XOX ~_~
Jaxson Fillinger
April 10, 2017
Our hearts hurt for all of you;praying God will comfort you. Love you all. Delmer and Louisa
April 10, 2017
I have to work Monday evening, AND Tuesday, BUT the family will always be in my thoughts and prayers.
Sallie Roberts
April 10, 2017
SO SO SORRY for the Families LOSS, I JUST LOST my Dad Last month, I know a little about what all of you must be feeling, Dink was a great man, I Always looked up to him, Judy,Mikie, Kelli, Greg, and the rest of the family, YOU ARE IN MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ALWAYS.
Sallie (Smith) Roberts
April 9, 2017
He will be missed dearly
April 9, 2017
I'm sorry Judy you had a wonderful husband I love to hear him sing sending love to you all hugs and kisses to the family
trisha scites
April 8, 2017
Rest in peace Dink! You will always be loved and never forgotten. Your kindness and love you showed towards all will be a lasting memory we all share. My thoughts and prayers to the family.
Jackie Fillinger
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