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Eric Lynn Dillen

ERIC LYNN DILLEN age 52, beloved son, brother, brother-in-law, uncle, and friend passed away on October 23, 2023. Eric was born on October 10, 1971, in Willoughby, OH to parents Ellis and Blairetta Dillen. Eric graduated from Berkshire High School in 1990. He worked at Junction Auto, Chardon, OH before graduating High School until 2005. It was then he found his passion in the insurance business, working as a claim adjustor and a subrogation specialist.

Eric was a very special person. He enjoyed the outdoors and spent hours with family and friends hunting, fishing, and golfing. He had the biggest heart and was always willing to help, no matter the task.

He was an early Nascar fan. Attending many races with his family and friends, creating many cherished memories cheering on his favorite car, the number 28.

He was an avid football fan, cheering on his favorite Ohio State Buckeyes every Saturday, and his Cleveland Browns on Sundays. He shared this love of sports with his brother, brother-in-law, and all of his nephews. His nephews were so important to him, and he was often seen cheering them on at their many different sporting events.

He was the cherished son of Blairetta (nee Rickard) Dillen and the late Ellis Dillen Sr.; dearest brother to Ellis Dillen Jr. (wife Patty), Stacy Pollock (husband Ben) and the late Lori Dillen; devoted uncle to Ellis William Dillen, Aiden, Evan, Peyton, and Gavin Pollock. Dear nephew, cousin and friend to many. Survived by his canine companion Rigsby.

Celebration of Life Service Tuesday, October 31, 2023, at 11 AM at THE FUNERAL HOME. Burial following at Claridon Township Cemetery. Family will receive friends to pay tribute to and celebrate the life of Eric at THE DeJOHN FUNERAL HOME & CELEBRATIONS CENTER OF CHESTERLAND 12811 CHILLICOTHE ROAD (Rt. 306, just south of Mayfield Rd.) MONDAY 4 – 8 PM. We are honoring Eric and his love for Ohio State Buckeye Football by wearing OSU apparel or colors.

Memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice.

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