Age: 75 Address: The Ingalls Community Date of Death: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 Arrangements: Webb Funeral Home
Details: Ivor Dellinger, age 75, of White Lane in the Ingalls community of Avery County died Tuesday, April 22nd at his home.
He was born on December 12, 1938 in Mitchell County and was the son of the late Linnie Edward and Ada McKinney Dellinger. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by an infant brother; Homer Dellinger and brothers; Delmar ‘Dee’ Dellinger and Clarence Dellinger and by his sisters; Clarice Pressnell, Marcella Forbes, Virginia Smith, and Thelma Dellinger.
Ivor was a member and deacon at White’s Memorial Baptist Church. He retired from the Unimin Corporation in 1991 where he was a heavy equipment operator. He enjoyed playing the guitar and singing bluegrass and gospel music.
Ivor Dellinger leaves behind his wife of fifty-three years; Virginia Pauline ‘Polly’ White Dellinger of Newland; his daughter; Sharon Lynn Dellinger Vance and husband, Jeffery of Newland; his son; Kenneth Darrell Dellinger and wife, Connie of Newland; his brother Cecil Dellinger and wife, Sandy of Newland; his grandchildren; Shayna Virginia Vance and Jeremiah Kelby Vance; and several nieces and nephews.
The family respectfully requests the honor of your presence at the funeral service honoring the life of Mr. Ivor Dellinger at 2:00 pm on Friday, April 25, 2014 at the White’s Memorial Baptist Church with the Rev’s. Roger Griffin, Shane Buchanan and John Stafford officiating. Interment will follow in the White’s Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery. A time to receive friends and share memories and support the family will be from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm on Thursday, April 24, 2014 at Webb Funeral Home.
Flowers will be accepted and appreciated or memorial donations may be made to; Hospice and Palliative Care of the Blue Ridge, formerly Hospice of Mitchell County.
Words of comfort may be e-mailed to the family by going to our website; www.webbfh.com., selecting Ivor Dellinger’s name and then you may sign his guestbook.
Webb Funeral Home in Spruce Pine, NC is assisting the Dellinger family.