LELAND — Eldridge Deleon Ganey, 69, passed away Monday, Sept. 3, 2018, at his home. He was the beloved husband of Mary Beth Blake Ganey.
Born Aug. 30, 1949, in Wilmington, a son of the late Morris Eldridge Ganey and the late Hattie Burnette Carroll and Clyde Bell Jones, he had worked as a maintenance supervisor in the shipping industry.
In addition to his wife, Mary Beth, he is survived by his daughters, Mary Lynn Rogers, and her husband, Greg, Stephanie Skipper, and her husband, John, and Julie Beth Ganey; son, Eldridge Deleon Ganey Jr.; grandchildren, Brandon Blue, and his wife, Laura, Jared Blue, and his wife, Brianna, Hope Humphrey, and her husband, Cameron, Skyler Dean, and his wife, Shannon, Faith Pope, and her husband, Aaron, Taylor Dean, Erin Ganey, Ryan Ganey, Waylon Fairfax, Kaitlyn, Madison and Jaylynn Rogers; great-grandchildren, Ashlynn Dean, Steven Brody Blue and Braydon Pope; sisters, Wanda Yopp, and her husband, Allen, Vicki Lehrschall, and her husband, Roland, and Sheila Irving, and her husband, Shane; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his great-granddaughter, Arianna Blue.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 6, at Wilmington Funeral Chapel with funeral services being held at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 7. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be his grandsons, Brandon Blue, Jared Blue, Skyler Dean, Ryan Ganey, Aaron Pope and Cameron Humphrey.
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