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Ellis "Eric" Kessinger

May 19, 1968 ~ October 14, 2017 (age 49)

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Ellis “Eric” Kessinger, 49 of Beaver Dam, departed this life on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at Ohio County Hospital. He was born May 19, 1968 in Hartford, Kentucky to the late C.J. and Anna Frances Chinn Kessinger. Eric was a retired United States Army Veteran where he proudly served his country for 28 years, as well as serving in Iraq during Desert Storm.

While he was in the Army Reserves, Eric went to work at TVA, where he was employed as a safety consultant. He was a member of Slaty Creek Baptist Church, was the Deputy Chief of the Beaver Dam Fire Department where he volunteered for the last six years and was a certified EMT.

Eric was preceded in death by his parents, C.J. and Anna Frances Kessinger.

Survivors include his wife of 27 years, Holly Phelps Kessinger of Beaver Dam; three children, William Justin ”B.J.” Kessinger and his wife Debra of Hartford, Brenton Ryan “Brent” Kessinger of Beaver Dam and Maggie Ann Kessinger of Beaver Dam; one granddaughter, Erica Paige Kessinger of Hartford; two brothers, Gary (Linda) Kessinger of Beaver Dam and Kevin (Susie) Kessinger of Beaver Dam; his father in law, Robert Phelps and his wife Shirley of Cromwell and several nieces, nephews, cousins, in-laws and a host of friends.

Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at William L. Danks Funeral Home in Beaver Dam with Rev. Greg Hillard, Bro. Brian Wilson and Rev. Wendell Sandefur officiating. Burial will follow in Slaty Creek Cemetery in Prentiss with Military Honors Provided by the Wesley Phelps Honor Guard. Friends may visit with Eric’s family from 4-8 P.M. Monday and 9 A.M. until the time of service Tuesday at the funeral home.

 

Online messages of condolence may be left for the family of Eric Kessinger by visiting his memorial tribute at www.danksfuneralhome.com


 Service Information

Visitation
Monday
October 16, 2017

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
William L. Danks Funeral Home
222 N. Lafayette Street - P.O. Box 407
Beaver Dam, KY 42320

Visitation
Tuesday
October 17, 2017

9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
William L. Danks Funeral Home
222 N. Lafayette Street - P.O. Box 407
Beaver Dam, KY 42320

Funeral Service
Tuesday
October 17, 2017

2:00 PM
William L. Danks Funeral Home
222 N. Lafayette Street - P.O. Box 407
Beaver Dam, KY 42320


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