Ernest Owen Dabney, a loving husband, father,
grandfather and great grandfather, 76, of
Ruckersville passed away Friday, August 5, 2016 at
Martha Jefferson Hospital surrounded by his loved
He now joins his late parents Ernest E. and
Carrie Dabney; his in-laws, Henry and Arlene Wright;
his sister, Minnie Kirby and husband, Raleigh; his
brother-in-law, Charles Wright.
Ernest is survived by his loving wife of 54
years, Jean Dabney; sister, Elizabeth Mahoney
(Larry); brother-in-law, William Wright; three
children, Kenny Dabney (Connie), Tracy Dabney (Pam),
Annette Bruner (Lawrence). He was the proud
grandfather of Brandi, Ashley, Robbie, Christopher,
Jennifer, Hailee, Mikala, Kyle and Dakota and great
grandchildren, Ethan, Chris Jr., Leighanna, Rebecca,
Nate, Abigail, and Austin. Ernest is also survived
by one aunt, Kate Harlow and many cousins.
For 17 years he owned and operated E and J Market
in Ruckersville with his wife and children.
The family would like to thank the doctors and
nurses at Martha Jefferson Hospital for their care
during the last 4 ½ weeks.
The family will receive friends 6:30-8:00 P.M.
Monday, August 8, 2016 at Ryan Funeral Home, 12819
Spotswood Trail, Ruckersville, Virginia.
A graveside service will be held at 11:00 A.M.
Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at
An online guestbook is available at