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William P. Denby

Posted By obits On May 15, 2022 @ 11:34 am In Elizabeth City,Obituaries | 11 Comments

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William P. Denby (Teeny Man), 87 of Grandy died Saturday, May 14, 2022 at Currituck Health & Rehabilitation Center in Barco. He was born February 18, 1935 in Currituck to the late Willie Worth Denby and Sara Nola Dozier Denby. He was the widower of Betty E. Denby. He served his country honorably in the US Marines and retired after 30 years of service from the Ford plant in Norfolk. He was founder of Brass Latern, which is now Southland in Moyock, Denby’s Grill and also Teeny Man’s Bar.

He is survived by his son, Walter Denby (Kim); and grandchildren, Kaitlyn and Korbyn Denby. He was predeceased by a daughter, Brenda Denby Swindell.

A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. May 24, 2022 at Rosewood Memorial Park Cemetery, 631 N Witchduck Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23462, officiated by the Rev. Kevin Reiver. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts can be made to Corolla Wild Horse Fund, 1130 E, Corolla Village Rd, Corolla, NC 27927. Twiford Funeral Home, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC 27909 is serving the family of William Denby. Online memorial condolences may be sent to the family at www.TwifordFH.com. To plant a tree in memory of Mr. Denby, please visit www.TwifordFH.com/send-flowers.

Contact Information:

Twiford Funeral Home (Elizabeth City)

Memorial Chapel
405 East Church Street,
Elizabeth City, NC 27909
United States (US)
Phone: (252) 335-4395
Fax: 252-335-4329
Email: J.J.Twiford@TwifordFH.com

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Condolence from Donnie Simpson on May 15th, 2022 8:00 pm

Sorry for your loss

Condolence from Becky & CA Howard on May 16th, 2022 5:36 pm

We are deeply saddened to hear about the passing of Teeny Man. He was a great guy and will be missed by many. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Condolence from Wendy Davis on May 16th, 2022 9:13 pm

Walter and Kim we are so sorry to hear of your dads passing. Please know we are thinking of you all. Sending big hugs!!
Wendy and Louis Davis

Condolence from Jackie banks wiley on May 16th, 2022 9:13 pm

So sorry for your loss..

Condolence from Kay Paxson-Hermann on May 16th, 2022 10:10 pm

So sorry for your loss. I remember my dad (Richard Paxson) was good friends with him at the plant.
Sincerely,
Kay Paxson-Hermann

Condolence from Nancy Snead on May 17th, 2022 2:52 pm

WELL WALTER & KIM, I AM SAD TO SEE THIS NOW, EVEN THOUGH WE SPOKE ON FRIDAY AT OUR FAMOUS MEETING PLACE, YOU KNOW THAT STORE WE ALL HANG IN!!! I WAS SO SURPRISED TO SEE TEENY MAN IN A SUIT SITTING IN THAT WHITE CHAIR!! WHAT A BEAUTIFUL SUIT & PICTURE OF OUR TEENY MAN TO HAVE, GOD BLESS HIS SOUL!!! TEENY MAN TREATED ME LIKE I WAS HIS KID SISTER, I SHALL MISS CONVERSATIONS WITH HIM & HIS NO NONSENSE APPROACH TO US ALL!!! SING WITH THE ANGELS WITH THAT HEART OF GOLD MY FRIEND TEENY MAN, & LET’S WORSHIP GOD TOGETHER TODAY IN SONG, LIKE THE OLD RUGGED CROSS, OR THIS IS THE DAY THE LORD HAS MADE!! GOD BLESS ALL OF YOU & REMEMBER JESUS SAID, “I WILL NEVER LEAVE YOU NOR FORSAKE YOU”. HANG ONTO THAT MY FRIENDS, & I WILL GIVE YOU ALL A BIG HUG WHEN I SEE YOU AGAIN!! I WILL ALWAYS CHERISH YOUR FRIENDSHIP, GREAT SALTS OF THE EARTH YOU ALL ARE!!

LOVE TO ALL,

NANCY D. SNEAD

Condolence from Jay & Jeannie Hazdra on May 17th, 2022 3:47 pm

Walter & Kim
So sorry to hear of TeenyMans passing. Another great currituck man gone too soon. Prayers to all.

Condolence from Aaron Harris on May 17th, 2022 5:40 pm

My sincere condolences to the family. I worked with his son Walter Denby installing moon roofs before relocating. His son was a good friend of mine! Prayers and comfort in your time of loss Walt!

Condolence from Susan McClanahan on May 18th, 2022 9:29 am

Dear Walter and Kim,

I am so sorry to hear this sad news. We just had a great chat about him together just a few days ago.
I shared all my fond memories with you both that day. May you find comfort in his memories and in your family’s arms.

Susan McClanahan

Condolence from Andy Ward on May 20th, 2022 10:32 am

I am truly sorry to hear of your loss. Thoughts and Prayers are with you and your family.
Sincerely;
Andy Ward

Condolence from Tom Croley on May 29th, 2022 3:05 pm

My sincere condolences to the family. He was my Grandmother, Helen Denby Sears nephew. I always enjoyed talking to him and hearing the family stories. We’d call each other ocassionally and have a great time. He loved life and knew how to make you laugh. My prayers are with you during this sad time.

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