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Dennis Wayne Shirley

1955 - 2021

Greenbackville, VA


Dennis Wayne Shirley, 66, of Greenbackville, VA passed away on May 23,
2021 at his residence.

He was born in Chesapeake, VA on February 14, 1955 to the late Albert
"Jack" Shirley and Ruth (Price) Shirley.

Dennis is survived by his loving spouse, Christine Caton Murphy of
Accomack County, VA; three sons, Nathan Shirley and his wife Kate of
Omaha, NE, Joshua Graham of Virginia Beach, VA, Hunter Shirley of
Chesapeake, VA; four grandchildren, Ella, Haddon, Ava and Brayden;
Ex-Wife Debbie Felmey and her husband Bob of Chesapeake, VA; Sister
Peggy Leonard and partner Ed of Houston, Tx; sister-in-law Karen Hyman
and her husband Douglas Hyman of Machipongo, VA niece Denise Joyner
Geissinger and her husband Steve of Poquoson, VA; great niece Hope
Geissinger and great nephew Kyle Geissinger; family friends Wendy
Bergbower, Jesica Jester, Rick Davis and Andrew Richards.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister Linda Shirley

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Emmanuel Episcopal
Church in care of Mr. Benny Mason, Treasurer, PO Box 186 Oak Hall, VA
23416.  Arrangements handled by Salyer Funeral Home, Inc. on
Chincoteague Island, Va.  Condolences may be made online at

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Ralph Butler

May 30, 2021 10:33 AM

Good friend we had many rounds of golf together also worked together at Bay Creek I will miss him may he RIP until we meet again Ralph Butler

Iris Jubilee

May 28, 2021 1:00 PM

It was such a pleasure to have met Mr.Shirley ,and his lovely wife up at Riverside Hospital .Mr..Shirley was always kind to me despite the pain he endured.I checked on Mr.Shirley every chance I got.Prayers for family.

Betty Jo Price Wood

May 28, 2021 10:40 AM

Though we miss your presence among us, your Heavenly family reunion was surely joyous. ❤️😢

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