Dennis L. Feathers, 64, of Claysburg, passed away Thursday January 2, 2020 at Select Specialty Hospital Johnstown after several years of failing health. He was born August 18, 1955 in Roaring Spring son of the late Alva E and Violet Grace (Ritchey) Feathers.
He is survived by two brothers Robert E., wife Eileen, and niece Christina all of Roaring Spring and Donald M., fiancee Gayle Richardson of Hollidaysburg, nephew Matthew S. and wife Stacy of Williamsburg, sister-in-law Suzanne Feathers of Claysburg, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by two brothers Wayne in 1959 and Dale L. in 2018, and sister-in-law Joy A. Feathers in 2018.
Dennis was a 1973 graduate of Claysburg Kimmel High School. He owned and operated Claysburg NAPA auto parts store many years. He was a member of the Claysburg Volunteer Fire Co. since 1970 and served with its ambulance service till it was disbanded. He was currently severing as President and had been the chief for 26 years. He won several awards for his service including Blair County Vol. Fireman of the month. He was also a member of the Central District and Pennsylvania Firemen’s Associations.
He also served on several committees during his 50 years of service to the community. For his service he was inducted into the Claysburg Hall of Fame on April 18, 2015.
He was a dialysis patient for 10 ½ years at FMC in the Station Mall Medical Center.
Friends will be received Thursday January 9, 2020 from 12 to 8 pm and Friday January 10, 2020 from 10 am until the 11 am Funeral service at the Claysburg Fire Hall, 13223 Dunnings Hwy., Claysburg with Pastor John D. Leatherman officiating. Internment in Upper Claar Cemetery, Klahr.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Fire Company, P. O. Box 292, Claysburg, PA 16625.
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