Dennis was a longtime member of the church of Christ & was a layman preacher. He was a master mechanic & at the time of his death was the lead mechanic for the City of DeLeon, Texas. During WWII, he helped manage an internment camp for Japanese located in New Mexico. Plans were underway for their Golden wedding anniversary just prior to his death. He passed very suddenly when as was his custom he was in his back yard saying prayers & praising God. He was a devoted family man & always enjoyed family get-togethers.