Dallas Gene DeBord, 77, of Pomeroy, a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather passed away on March 19, 2013, at Kobacker House in Columbus. He was born on December 26, 1935, in Lomansville, Kentucky, son of the late Borders DeBord and Lydia (Hatfield) DeBord. He was an Army veteran. He was employed as a foreman with the Southern Ohio Coal Company.
He was a member of the Independent Holiness Church. Dallas was an avid Kentucky Wildcat fan and talented wood craftsman. His church family was very important to him as well as his family.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by, brothers: Becher, Lewis and Richard; sisters, Eula Faye, Rowena, Hazel, Ermalee, and Opal; two infant brothers and one infant sister; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Kenneth and Lois Wyant, Jean and Norman Wood, Juanita Beal; Luther Gilliam.
He is survived by his wife, Janice Marie (Wyant) DeBord; children, Tammie (Joel) Feuer and Vicky Abdella; grandchildren, Benjamin and Daniel Feuer, Elizabeth (Jeremy) Jewell, and Maria Abdella; great-grandchildren, Emmalyn and AJay Jewell; sisters, Lena Mae Roberts and Alice Roberts; sisters-in-law, Veneva Gilliam, Mary Haning, and Judith (Harold) Gilliam; brothers-in-law, Stanley Beal and Raymond Borders; special friend, Stephen Hunt; and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, March 24, 2013, at the Anderson McDaniel Funeral Home in Pomeroy. Burial will be in Meigs Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. on Saturday, March 23, 2013, at the funeral home.
An on-line registry is available at www.andersonmcdaniel.com.