Dennis Calhoun

Thursday, March 31, 2022

Dennis Calhoun, 74, of Dix, Ill., formerly of McDougal, passed away March 29, 2022 at home in Dix.

Dennis was born March 16, 1948 in McDougal. He was a cook who owned many restaurants throughout his career. He loved joking around and making people laugh while spending time with his friends and family. He also enjoyed collecting Coca-Cola merchandise and eagles. He loved helping the less fortunate.

Survivors include his children Rodney Calhoun of Qulin, Mo., Jennifer (Johnny) Bierman of Dix, Ill., Nathan Calhoun of Qulin, Mo., Nakita Montes of Mountain Home, Ark., and Vonda Samples of Gideon, Mo.; siblings Virginia Caughron of Trumann, Evelyn (Sam) Winstead of Greenway, Gloria (Jim) Crittenden of Piggott, Nellie (Dink) Butler of Piggott, Darrell (Luetta) Calhoun of Paragould, Jackie (Sandy) Calhoun of Rector, Danny (Rhonda) Calhoun of McDougal, and Danny James (Brandy) Calhoun of Corning; 20 grandchildren; 35 great grandchildren; and several other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents James Cleties and Bonnie Virginia (Sprouse) Calhoun; brothers Donnie and Donald Calhoun; grandson Steven Gallatin; and mother of his children Diane Ely.

Visitation will be from 12 noon to 1 p.m. Saturday at Ermert Funeral Home in Corning. Funeral service will follow at 1 p.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Herbert Ellis officiating. Burial will be at Post Oak Cemetery in McDougal.

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