Capt. Dennis Ebersole of the Kure Beach Fire Dept. To Be Honored Oct. 4th

Capt. Dennis Ebersole of the Kure Beach Fire Dept. To Be Honored Oct. 4th

Capt. Dennis Ebersole of the Kure Beach Fire Dept. To Be Honored Oct. 4th Featured

By / Local News / Tuesday, 29 September 2020 19:00

By WILLARD KILLOUGH III
Managing Editor

KURE BEACH -  Dennis Michael Ebersole, age 59, passed away in his home in Kure Beach in May of 2019. Ebersole fought a battle with Esophageal Cancer for many months.

 Ebersole was a former Captain with the Kure Beach Fire Department and will be honored by the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Memorial Service on October 4th.

According to the Kure Beach Fire Department, " Captain Dennis Ebersole served the Town of Kure Beach diligently for 15 years as both a volunteer and paid firefighter and in many other known capacities throughout the Town.  Captain Ebersole was well known within the community as a man of service, always willing to lend a helping hand and doing so with pure love.  Dennis was a phenomenal husband, father, firefighter, photographer as well as many other things.  Dennis enjoyed riding and restoring motorcycles, spending time with his family, and serving his community.  On May 30, 2019, Dennis passed away just 5 months following a diagnosis of Esophageal Cancer."

Dennis moved from California to Pleasure Island with his family in 1993. They ventured into the hospitality business with the purchase of The Palm Air Cottages in Kure Beach. Dennis served as a Firefighter/Captain for the Kure Beach Fire Department for 15 years, bot h as a volunteer and a full-time employee. He had a passion for photography, as well as collecting and restoring motorcycles.

Dennis had a heart for service. He was a master at seeing a need and fulfilling it. He never met a stranger and always had an uplifting word for anyone he came across. Dennis was survived by his wife Tammy, his son James (wife Rachel), daughter Shelly, brother Ed (wife Kate), nephew John (wife Dorothy) and unofficially adopted son, Cameran.

Please join everyone virtually as the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation honors and remembers America's Fallen Fire Heroes.
https://www.firehero.org

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