John T. Dennis 1937 - 2012 Springhill, La.
John T. “Johnny” Dennis, 74 of Springhill, Louisiana, died Monday, April 2, 2012 at his home in Springhill. He was born August 11, 1937 in Mt. Pleasant, Texas to the late Roy L. Dennis and Maxine (Bond) Dennis Hughes.
Johnny was the owner and founder of CATV Unlimited from 1979 until his retirement in 2003. He was a member of the Central Baptist Church, the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, NRA National Rifle Association, Experimental Aircraft Association, and a lifetime member of the American Motorcycle Association. He was a past Board of Director for the Springhill Medical Center. He enjoyed motorcycles, airplanes, skydiving, and cats.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Betty Simmons Dennis; and brother, Jerry L. Dennis.
He is survived by his wife, Vicky Dennis of Springhill; sons, Tom Dennis, Jr. and wife Maureen of Shongaloo, Brian Dennis and wife Jennifer of Shongaloo; grandchildren, Ginger Dennis of Lorain, Ohio, Jeffery Dennis and wife Emily of Lawrence, Kansas; step son, Randy Toms and wife Suzy of Springhill; step daughter, Deborah Owens and fiancé Ricky Wentz of Springhill; step grandchildren, Calie Owens, Hayden Owens, Dillon Toms, Shane Toms, Chase Wentz, and Chelsea Wentz.
Graveside services will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday, April 5th with Bro. Roy Dale Strother officiating at the Springhill City Cemetery under the direction of Lewis Funeral Home, Inc. of Springhill. Visitation will be Wednesday from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Billy Smith, Don Fuller, Jack Gray, Jimmy Jucket, Scott Nelson, and Ricky Wentz. Honorary pallbearers will be Frank Welsh, J.R. Lindsay, James Burney, and Steve Fuller.
Memorials may be made to Cedar Hill Animal Sanctuary, 144 Sanctuary Loop, Caledonia, MS 39740, (662) 356-6636.
The family wishes to thank Agape Hospice for all their comfort and support that they provided for Johnny and our family.