Douglas Deneve, 62, North Manchester, passed away July 6, 2021, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne. He was born in Columbia City, Nov. 30, 1958, to Richard and Imogene “Dorene” (Eltzroth) Deneve.
After graduating from Manchester High School in 1977, Doug began making a path of his own. Always a deeply religious person, he prided himself on spreading the word of the Lord. He traveled to various churches across the United States preaching and talking to people about God and His love. Doug could always be found with his big, black Holy Bible in hand spreading kindness and love.
Doug built a life in Nashville, Tenn. He founded and was the CEO and President of whenmagazine.com. He also spent time helping people make it in the music industry in Nashville, providing them with encouragement and direction.
The loving memory of Douglas Deneve will be forever cherished by his father and mother, Richard and Dorene Deneve, North Manchester; sister, Diane Bishop, North Manchester; nieces, Dawn and Cheyenne Bishop; great-nephews, Dominic and Kyler Morris; and the many friends he made during his life.
Family and friends may call from 4-7 p.m. Friday, July 9, at McKee Mortuary, 1401 State Road 114 West, North Manchester. Funeral services will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 10, with calling beginning at 1 p.m. at the Congregational Christian Church, 310 North Walnut Street, North Manchester. Pastors Sebrena Cline, J.P. Freeman, and Russell Reahard will officiate. Burial will be at Oaklawn Cemetery, 600 Beckley Street, North Manchester.
The family of Douglas Deneve has entrusted McKee Mortuary with care and final arrangements.