Date of Birth: August 17, 1934
Date of Death: May 23, 2019
Robert (Bob) Wesley Dennis was 84 years old when he entered heaven on May 23, 2019. Bob was born on August 17, 1934 in Prescott, AZ to John and Naomi Dennis. He was the second oldest of six children. At the age of 15, he married 16-year-old Helen Thrower, his Babe. They moved to Firebaugh, California where he worked on a ranch. They had four children and in 1958 moved back to Phoenix, where they lived until his death. Bob worked in the construction industry. He worked many years at Arizona Sand and Rock, then moved to O’Malley’s Lumber and retired while working at Erickson’s Truss plant. He loved to hunt, fish, bowl, gamble and coach Little League Baseball. He was also a master story teller. Bob is survived by his Babe of 69 years, Helen, 4 children, Wesley Dennis (Sandi), Yvonne Wilcox (Forrie), Cheryl Chapman (Ronnie), and Darrell Dennis (Lisa), 13 Grandchildren and their spouses, 23 Great grandchildren (another on the way) and their spouses, 2 Great Great grandchildren, sister Lanaha Chumley (Kenneth), sister in law Joyce Wickell and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. He is preceded in death by his parents (John and Naomi), brother (Roy), 3 sisters (Devilla, Margie and Darlene), and his beloved pet, Brandy. We love and miss you. See you on the big job.
Services will take place on Tuesday, May 28th , 2019. Visitation and service 11 AM to 1:30 PM at Peoria Church of the Nazarene, 7717 W. Thunderbird Road, Peoria, AZ 85381 Graveside Service 2 PM at Resthaven Cemetery, 6450 W. Northern, Glendale, AZ 85301