Denny W. Mann

Nov 23, 2012

In Loving Memory

CANTON — Denny Wayne Mann, 61, passed away Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012, at Smoky Mountain Health and Rehabilitation Center.

A native and lifelong resident of Haywood County, he was the son of Billie Mann and the late Wiley Mann.    He retired from Dayco Corporation, with 24 years of service and attended Rocky Face Baptist Church.  Denny will be remembered for being a hard worker and devoted to his family.  He enjoyed the outdoors especially hunting, fishing and spending time at the lake.  Denny was very generous, always thinking of others.  He will be deeply missed by all his family and friends.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by three sons, Calvin Dewayne Mann and David Mann, and his wife, Nancy, of Canton, and Jimmy Wayne Mann, and his girlfriend, Heather King, of Leicester; two sisters, Linda Loftis, and her husband, Kenny, and Diane Holcombe, of Granite Falls; two brothers, Robert Mann, and his wife, Linda, and David Mann, of Canton; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and one great-granddaughter on the way; and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m.Sunday, Nov. 25, at the Canton Chapel of Wells Funeral Home with the Rev. Donnie Henson officiating.  Burial will follow at Morning Star Cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 26 Broadway, 14th Floor, New York, NY  10004 or to Rocky Face Baptist Church, 1635 Worley Cove Road, Canton, NC  28716.

For those who desire, an online memorial register is available at

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