Johnny Dale Denny, 64, of Warrensville, N.C., went to his Heavenly home Thursday, February 7, 2019, at his residence following a period of declining health.
Johnny was born December 12, 1954, in Ashe County, N.C., to the late Rev. Jessie James Denny and Carrie Bell Denny. Johnny was co-owner of Denny Brothers Logging along with his brother Ed Denny.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four sisters, Merline Winters, Memble Ellis, Mary Hill, and Mickey Denny; an infant brother, Jackie Denny; an infant granddaughter, Gracie; and a special cousin, Dean Blevins.
He is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Louise Stuart Denny; a son, Phillip “Buck” Denny and wife, Linda, of Foscoe; two daughters, Tina Louise Denny Church and husband, Gary, and Carrie Ellen Denny White and husband, Brian, both of Warrensville; four grandchildren, Samantha Brooke Church, Emily Denny Stern and husband, Jacob, John Cole Denny, and Brianna Marie White; one great-granddaughter, Caroline LeAnn Stern; three brothers, Ed Denny and wife, Bonnie, of Warrensville, Joe Denny, brother and best friend of Warrensville, and Ralph Denny and wife, Carol, of West Jefferson; one sister, Ruthie Denny Shoemaker of North Wilkesboro; more than a friend, a special daughter, Jennifer Hall Jones and husband, Johnny; also surviving are numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Sunday, February 10, 2019, at 2:00 p.m., at Ashelawn Memorial Chapel by the Rev. Jim Francis, Minister David Lyalls, the Rev. Jamie Denny, and Pastor Julian Owen. Burial followed in the Denny Cemetery in Warrensville. The family received friends from 6:00 p.m., to 8:00 p.m., on Saturday, February 9, 2019 at Ashelawn Memorial Chapel.
Online condolences may be sent and viewed at www.ashelawn.com.