Dillon, Esley N.

Dillon, Esley N. 4Esley N. Dillon, of McCoy, 87, passed away on June 8th, 2023, in a Richmond, Virginia hospital after a long illness. He was born in McCoy, Virginia on January 31st, 1936, to the late Hampton and Ruth (Dolly) Albert Dillon.

He proudly served his country during the Korean Conflict and faithfully served Centennial Christian Church since his childhood. He was also a charter and founding member of the Longshop-McCoy Fire & Rescue Squad for 63 years and retired from the Information Services Department at Virginia Tech after 53 years of dedication.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Elmer and Eugene Dillon, and a sister, Jewel Croy.
He is survived by his sister, Marie Dillon Bland, and his sister-in-law, June Hollandsworth.
His love for the McCoy community was shown through his many acts of kindness to others. He will be missed greatly.

At his request, in lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Centennial Christian Church Cemetery Fund or the Longshop-McCoy Fire & Rescue Squad.
Visitation will be Monday, June 12th from 4:00 – 7:00 PM at the McCoy Funeral Home (540-552-3211). The Service will be on Tuesday, June 13th at 11:00 AM at Centennial Christian Church in McCoy with Rev. Todd Millsaps, Rev. Gary McCoy, and Rev. Neal Turner officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

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