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Earl D. Denning

February 23, 1946 ~ March 15, 2022 (age 76)

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Earl D. Denning, 76, of Vandalia, Illinois, passed away Tuesday, March 15, 2022, at his home in Vandalia, IL. 

Memorial Services will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, March 19, 2022, at Crown Point Church, Rural Vandalia, IL, with Pastor Pete LeDuc officiating. Burial will follow at McInturff Cemetery, Rural Vandalia, IL, with Military Rites by Crawford-Hale American Legion Post #95, Vandalia, IL and Brownstown VFW Post #9770. Visitation will be held from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Saturday, March 19, 2022, at Crown Point Church. Memorials: Crown Point Church, Vandalia, IL. Miller Funeral Home, Vandalia, IL, is in charge of arrangements. Online memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www.millerfh.net

He was born February 23, 1946, in Chester, IL, the son of Frank Dean & Norma Ruth (King) Denning. Married Twyla J. Haynes on November 22, 2016, in Jackson, MO. He was an Auto Mechanic, working on all kinds of cars and trucks, US Army Veteran-Vietnam, Helicopter Mechanic; and Member of Crown Point Church, rural Vandalia, IL. Earl was considered a "jack of all trades." He loved going to auctions and buying and selling automobiles, having owned 2 car dealerships of his own. 

He is survived by: Wife - Twyla Denning, Vandalia, IL; Brother - Kent Denning & Barbara, Shobonier, IL; Daughter - Tammy Compton & Loran Todd, Vandalia, IL; and Granddaughter - Nicole Compton, Vandalia, IL. 

Preceded in death by: His parents; and 1 Brother - Donald Denning.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
March 19, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Crown Point Church
966 N. Carlyle Rd.
Vandalia, Illinois 62471

Funeral Service
Saturday
March 19, 2022

11:00 AM
Crown Point Church
966 N. Carlyle Rd.
Vandalia, Illinois 62471

American Legion Service
Saturday
March 19, 2022

12:00 PM
McInturff Cemetery
Rural
Vandalia, IL 62471

Interment following funeral service
Saturday
March 19, 2022

McInturff Cemetery
Rural
Vandalia, IL 62471

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