Nov. 12, 1944-Jan. 18, 2013|
Floyd Odell Dennis Jr., age 68, of Harrison, passed away suddenly on Friday, January 18, 2013. Floyd was born November 12, 1944 in Ypsilanti, Michigan, the son of Floyd O. Dennis Sr. and Florence P. (Smith) Dennis. Floyd had resided in Harrison since 1973, coming from Ypsilanti.
Mr. Dennis was co-owner of Kerns Grocery of Dodge City, Michigan since 1973, current board member and Treasurer of Harrison Community Schools since 2008. Floyd drove school bus for Harrison Community Schools for many years and retired as Transportation Supervisor in 2003 after twenty years of service. Floyd was an avid bowler, he also enjoyed hunting, fishing, especially in Canada, going on family vacations and eating out with family and friends.
Surviving Mr. Dennis is his wife of six years, Cynthia "Cid" D. Jones-Dennis of Harrison, one daughter, Christine Rene Dennis of Harrison, two sons, Andrew O. Dennis and wife, De of Harrison and Quincy D. Jones also of Harrison, his mother, Mrs. Florence P. Dennis of Harrison, one step-son, Andy Jones of Harrison, four grandchildren: Krista and Anthony Schuh, Clay and Will Dennis, two step-grandchildren: Damon McGahan and Jayni Lee Jones, one sister, Brenda Davis of Belleville, Michigan, two beloved dogs: Isabelle and Dixie who were always with Floyd either on his lap or in his truck cruising the roads. Mr. Dennis was preceded in death by his father, Carolyn Dennis and three sisters: Patsy Dennis, Joyce Rose and Barbara Fain.
A Memorial gathering will take place Wednesday, January 23, 2013 from 2 to 7 p.m. at Stocking Funeral Home, Harrison. A brief memorial service will take place at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, immediately following the gathering. Family has requested the presence of family and friends to join them for a memorial luncheon and fellowship at Brown Corners United Brethren in Christ Church, 5540 S. Clare Ave., Clare, Michigan 48617 on Wednesday, January 23, 2013 from 11:45 a.m. until 2 p.m. Memorial gifts in memory of Mr. Dennis may be considered to:
or an Endowed Scholarship for graduating students of Harrison Community Schools. To share an online memory or condolence with Floyd's family, please visit:
Arrangements for Mr. Dennis are entrusted with Stocking Funeral Home, Harrison (989) 539-7810.
Published in The Morning Sun on Jan. 23, 2013