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March 1, 2013

Gene Wesley Dillon

NORTH TAZEWELL, Va. — Gene Wesley Dillon

NORTH TAZEWELL, Va. — Gene Wesley Dillon, age 75, of the Mudfork community in North Tazewell, Va., died Sunday, February 24, 2013 at Bluefield Regional Medical Center in Bluefield, W.Va. Born November 10, 1937 in Jenkinjones, W.Va., he was a son of the late Hite and Mae O'Dell Dillon.

He was a member of the Pentecostal Holiness Church at Boissevain, Va. Mr. Dillon and his wife, Lynne lived in Delaware for over forty years where they raised their family. While in Delaware, they made and enjoyed many close friendships. After 30 years of employment with General Motors of Delaware, he retired to Virginia. He was a member of the Sons of the Confederacy and the NRA. He enjoyed farming, horseback riding, and talking with his friends on the CB radio.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Richard Dean Dillon; brothers, Jack Jones, Muncy Jones, and Leonard Dillon; grandsons, Wesley Adam Barnett and Frazier Dillon.

He is survived by his wife, Lynne D. Dillon; daughter, Deborah Lynn Dillon of Bear, Del.; sons, Wesley Gene Dillon of Delaware City, Del. and Scott Anthony Dillon and wife, Gwen of Middletown, Del.; brothers, Lonnie Dean Dillon and wife, Pat of Townsend, Del., Edward Dillon of Clarksville, Va., and Junior Jones and wife, Joann of Brazil, Ind.; five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 2, 2013 at Peery & St. Clair Funeral Home Chapel in Tazewell, Va. with Pastor Bunnie Watkins officiating. Burial will follow at Dillon Cemetery in Abbs Valley, Va.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 2, 2013.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.peerystclairfuneralhome.com

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