|John Paul Dills
| John Paul Dills, 65, of Shelby, died Monday, August 19, 2013 at Charles
George VA Medical Center in Asheville.
Born August 24, 1947 in Montgomery County, Ohio he was a son of the late
Carl W. Dills and Junelee Syx Helterbran. John retired after 30 years of
service from Duke Power as a service technician and later worked as a
scheduler for Duke. He attended Polkville United Methodist Church, was a
member of Deer Brook Golf Club and former member of Upper Cleveland Bass
Club and the VFW in Shelby. He was a sergeant in the Army where he served
in Korea and later volunteered for the war in Vietnam.
In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by his mother-in-law,
Rachel Washburn Bridges and sister, Charlene Sipos.
Survivors include his wife of 45 years, Jewel Bridges Dills; son, Johnny
Dills and wife, Nicole of Shelby; daughter, Jennifer Bailes and fiancé, Dale
Collins both of Shelby; three grandchildren, Paul Bailes, Brandon Bailes
and Stephen Bailes all of Shelby; brother, David McNutt and wife, Marlana of
Valdosta, Ga; four sisters, Catherine Sloan of Charlotte, Robin Collins of
Valdosta, Ga, Melody Gamble and husband, Larry of Shelby and Kimberle Miller
of Cherryville; father-in-law, Harold "Frosty" Bridges; stepfather, Tom
Sullivan and a number of nieces and nephews.
Visitation: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM, Saturday at Stamey Funeral Home, Fallston.
At other times the family will be at the home of Jennifer Bailes, 503
Leander Street, Shelby.
Funeral Service: 3:00 PM, Saturday at Stamey Funeral Home Chapel, Fallston
Officiating: Rev. Ervin Bulo Price
Burial will follow in Cleveland Memorial Park with military graveside rites.
Memorials: May be made to the Charles George VA Medical Center - Oncology,
1100 Tunnel Road, Asheville, NC 28805.
A guest register is available at www.stameyfuneralhome.com
Stamey Funeral Home is serving the Dills family.