Dallas Eller Jr.

Obituary of Dallas B. Eller Jr.

     Mr. Dallas B. “Rocky”  Eller Jr., 56, of Fonda, NY  passed away unexpectedly Monday January 6, 2020 at his home.

     Born in Ellenville, NY on July 7, 1963, a son of the late Dallas B. Eller Sr. and  Dorothy Russell.   He was a resident of the area most of his life and attended Ft. Plain Schools. 

    Dallas worked as a Carpenter most of his life.  He was employed by Dodson Construction in Canajoharie, NY.    In his free time he enjoyed playing horseshoes, cards, dice and above all spending time with his family especially his grandchildren.    He also enjoyed gardening and being by the pool.   He was an avid Elvis, John Wayne and Dallas Cowboys fan. 

     He married Michelle L. Hayes-Eller on January 9, 2018. They had been together 23 years before they were married in 2018.   In addition to his wife he is survived by his son, Alexander Eller of Fonda, NY.  He was a second father to Paul (Allyk) Hayes  and Brandy(Clayton) Hayes both of Fonda, NY. Brothers, Jason Russell and Richard (Vera) Eller  and sister,  Rebecca Wesson.   Grandchildren,  Wyatt, William, Liam, Penelope, Xavior and Deanna.  In-laws,  Dan and Linda Robinson of Rockwood, NY.  Aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.   He was predeceased by a brother, James Skivington, a sister, Coleen McNeilly and a grandson, Noah Piening who passed away recently in September of 2019.  He was also predeceased by a step-son, Chase Hayes in 1993.

     Services will be scheduled at a later date.   Arrangements are under the direction of the Jackson & Betz Funeral Home, 15 Main St. Fultonville, NY 12072. 

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