Robert (Bob) Royal Dennis Jr., a devoted husband, father and grandfather, passed away on Sunday, October 27, 2013, going home to his dear Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. He was 88 years old. Visitation will be held at University Baptist Church, 5775 Highland Rd, Baton Rouge, LA, on Wednesday, October 30, 2013 from 1pm until service time at 2 pm. Service will be conducted by the Rev. George Haile, Dr. Griff Martin, and Dr. Mike Masser. Burial will follow in Greenoaks Memorial Park. Bob was married to Margie for 54 wonderful years. He was a member of University Baptist Church where he and Margie were faithful servants. He served in the US Airforce during WWII training to be a tail gunner on a B-24. He then graduated from LA Tech with a degree in chemical engineering and retired in 1988 after working 37 years at Copolymer Rubber and Chemical Corp. He is survived by his son, Michael Dennis and his wife Denise; his daughter, Kathryn Dennis Conley and her husband Len Conley; four grandchildren, Brad Conley and his wife Misty, Holly Dennis, Ben Conley, and Melissa Dennis Carter and her husband Chris; and two great grandchildren, Leyton Bradford Conley and Larkin Rose Conley. He was preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, Margie Gates Dennis; his parents, Robert Royal Dennis Sr. and Ruby Scarborough Dennis; and sister Nelwyn Dennis Madden. The family wishes to thank the doctors, staff at The Haven, and St. Joseph's Hospice for their loving care, and to our church family for their support, encouragement and prayers.
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Published in TheAdvocate.com from Oct. 28 to Oct. 30, 2013