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Dennis Alan Canterbury

October 25, 1964 — July 1, 2023

Cleveland, Ohio

Dennis Alan Canterbury passed away on July 1, 2023, at the age of 58. Born on October 25, 1964, in Cleveland, Ohio, Dennis was the son of Simmie and Lillian Canterbury. He was the brother of Dwayne Canterbury Sr. and David Canterbury and the adored uncle of Jessica, Andrew, and Dwayne Jr. Canterbury.

Dennis was a man of many talents and passions, leaving behind a legacy that will be cherished by all who knew him. As a skilled machinist, he dedicated his career to his craft, exemplifying precision and attention to detail in all his work. His commitment to excellence earned him the respect and admiration of his colleagues and the industry alike.

Beyond his professional accomplishments, Dennis found joy in pursuing various hobbies and interests. He possessed a remarkable skill for crafting knives, showcasing his artistic flair and meticulous craftsmanship in every piece he created. Whether he was fashioning a practical tool or a collector's item, Dennis's talent for knife-making was evident in the beauty and functionality of his creations.

Nature held a special place in Dennis's heart, and he embraced his love for the outdoors through his passion for hunting. With every expedition, he found solace and connection with the natural world around him. Dennis's dedication to the sport went beyond the pursuit of game; he relished the opportunity to immerse himself in the tranquility of the wilderness, appreciating its beauty and embracing the challenges it presented.

Another cherished aspect of Dennis's life was his involvement in breeding short-haired pointer dogs. He possessed a deep understanding of these magnificent animals and took great pride in raising and caring for them. Dennis's dedication to the breed and his commitment to responsible breeding practices ensured that each dog found a loving home where they could thrive.

Dennis Alan Canterbury leaves behind a profound legacy of craftsmanship, passion, and love. He will be dearly missed by his family, friends, and all those who had the privilege of knowing him.

Family and friends are welcome on Saturday, July 15, 2023, from 1 p.m. until time of service at 3 p.m., at Slone & Co. Funeral Directors 13115 Lorain Ave. Cleveland, OH 44111.

Pastor Joshua Burgess will officiate.

Reception after the memorial service will be held at Freedom Church 12401 Cooley Ave, Cleveland, OH 44111.

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Memorial Gathering

Saturday, July 15, 2023

1:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Slone & Co Funeral Directors

13115 Lorain Ave, Cleveland, OH 44111

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Memorial Service

Saturday, July 15, 2023

Starts at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Slone & Co Funeral Directors

13115 Lorain Ave, Cleveland, OH 44111

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