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Gordon Walter Dennis, Sr.

Aug 31, 2017
Gordon Walter Dennis, Sr.

printed 09/01/2017


Gordon Walter Dennis, Sr. “Buck,” age 61, died Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017 at Atlantic General Hospital.

Born in Willards, he was the son of the late Laurence and Bernice Austin Dennis.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Cathy Ann Moore Dennis. He is survived by his wife Lorie L. Engert Dennis, and children, Gordon “Pete” Dennis of Berlin, William “Cody” Dennis of Delmar, Maryland, Becky Cacace of Long Island, New York, Julia Dennis of Princess Anne, and Jeffry Caskey of Salisbury, and four grandchildren.

Also surviving is a brother, Lester Dennis and his wife, Joan, of Bridgeville, Delaware and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his brothers, Howard, John, Vaughn and Laurence Dennis, and sisters, Betty Jean White and Doris Quillen. He also leaves his beloved dog and best friend, Boo-Boo.

Mr. Dennis had been an auto mechanic and truck driver for many years, having worked with Perdue Farms and Hale Trailers. He loved hunting and fishing, coon and rabbit hunting, crabbing, clamming, and was an avid outdoorsman.

A funeral service was held on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, at the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin. Rev. Daryl McCready officiated. Interment followed in the Dennis-Truitt Cemetery near Mt. Pleasant in Willards.

A donation in his memory may be made to the Delmarva Coon Hunters Association, 5904 Bea Davis Rd., Pittsville, Maryland 21850. Letters of condolence may be sent via: www.burbagefuneralhome.com.

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