Donald Gene Dennis, Sr., 85, husband of the late Patricia Taylor "Patsy" Dennis, passed away, Wednesday, September 29, 2021, at McLeod Hospice House, Florence.
Mr. Dennis was born on March 6, 1936 in Williamsburg County, son of the late Fred Dennis and Clyda Mae Tanner Dennis. He was a graduate of Hemingway High School, enjoyed gardening, watching his Atlanta Braves and was an avid Duke Blue Devils Basketball Fan. Mr. Dennis' most favorite past time was spending time with his family.
Surviving are his children, Donald (Tarey) Dennis, Jr. of Hemingway, Lynne (David) Lord of Goose Creek, Bobby (Susan) Dennis of Lake City, Lisa (Jimmy) Estes and Melanie (Scott) Poston, both of Johnsonville, Andy (Melissa) Dennis of Charleston and Amy (Ryan) Ewald of Hanahan; brothers, Ed Dennis of Columbia, Freddy (Linda) Dennis and Mike (Sharon) Dennis, both of Hemingway; thirteen grandchildren; and thirteen great grandchildren.
Mr. Dennis was preceded in death by his sister, Norma Dennis Spangler; brother-in-law Chuck Spangler; and sister-in-law, Betty Dennis.
Graveside services will be 4:00 PM, Sunday, October 3, 2021, at Lake Chapel Cemetery, Johnsonville.
The family would like to extend a special "Thank You" to Lisa Miles and Leah Howell with McLeod Hospice.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 2101 Rexford Rd #165W, Charlotte, NC 28211 or McLeod Hospice, 1203 E. Cheves Street, Florence, SC 29506.
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