Dennis Cline Dyson

Published 10:57 am Friday, March 30, 2018

Mr. Dennis Cline Dyson of Mocksville died on Thursday, March 29, 2018, at Glenn A. Kiser Hospice House in Salisbury.

He was born on Jan. 16, 1948, to the late Linney C. Dyson and Dorothy Cranfill Dyson. Mr. Dyson was a graduate of Davie County High School Class of 1966. He served in the U.S. Navy for four years on the Claude V. Ricketts DDG5 as an electricians mate. After being in the Navy, he went to work for Ingersoll Rand for 28 years. He then went back to school and became a truck driver and opened his own company, Dyson Carter, Inc. which he ran for 16 years until October of 2012, when he was diagnosis with multiple myeloma. Mr. Dyson loved the land and enjoyed farming and watching NASCAR. He and his wife celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 3.

He was also preceded in death by a brother, Steve Dyson; a nephew, Matthew Cartner; and 2 cousins, Freda H. Stanley and Anita Hudspeth.

Survivors: his wife, Ann Carter Dyson; his 2 children, DeAnna Dyson Dunn (Jimmy) of Kosciusko, Miss. and Linney Carter Dyson of Kosciusko; 4 grandchildren, Garrett Dunn, Ethan Dunn, Audrey Dyson and Carter Pollard; sisters, Kathy Cartner (Mickey), Vicki Dyson and Kaye Barfield, all of Mocksville; several nieces and nephews; and a special niece, Teresa Dyson Hurley and her husband, Keith.

The family will receive friends and family from 4-6 p.m., Monday, April 2 at their home at 205 Frank Short Rd., Mocksville.

Memorials: Davie Community Foundation, PO.Box 546, Mocksville, Memo: Children’s Cancer Research Center of Baptist Hospital.