In Memory of




Obituary for Michael Eugene Dendy

Michael Eugene Dendy, 64, of Highlands, went home to be with Jesus on Wednesday, February 16, 2022, after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.

Born in Grundy, VA, he was the son of Ruth McCall Dendy and the late Rev. Alton Dendy. Mike was a true “Man of Faith”, and a member of the Highlands First Baptist Church, and Trustee of Mt. Moriah Cemetery. He was a gifted rock mason and he loved working with his Christmas trees. Mike enjoyed collecting cowboy boots, cowboy hats, and music.

He is survived by his mother, Ruth McCall Dendy of Goldmine; son, Kelly and wife Cynthia of Clayton, GA; and two sisters, Darlene Dendy Miller (Bob) of Cary, NC, and Lisa Rhodarmer (Derek) of Waynesville, NC. Also surviving are his three grandchildren, who he adored, Trinity, Aiden, and Blaine, close friend, Jay Dendy, and numerous other family members and friends.

Graveside service will be 3pm, Sunday, February 20, at Mt. Moriah Cemetery. Rev. Steve Reeves will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Mt. Moriah Cemetery fund, C/O Mary Owens at 27 Pinecone Drive, Franklin NC, 28734

Honorary pallbearers will be Jay Dendy, Clyde McCall, Harold Crisp, Kevin McCall, Derek Rhodarmer, Landon Tallent, William Rhodarmer, Gary McClure, Bobby Miller, Justin Kelley, Bill Allen, Ron Holland, and Travis Ball.

The family would like to thank all of Mike’s friends, family, and caregivers, who gave him the best care throughout his illness.

Online condolences can be made at

Macon Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.