October 27, 2009
Saturday, October 31, 2009 2:00pm Renewed Strength Church
Friday, October 30, 2009 4:00 pm to 8:00pm
Dennis D. Gleason Sr., 59 of St. Paris, passed away, Tuesday, October 27, 2009 in his residence. He was born January 13, 1950 in Huntington, W. Va. the son of the late Mayetta (Brammer) & Edward Gleason.
Dennis served his country in the United States Marines. He was a member of the Renewed Strength Church in Westville and the Knights of Pythias. He enjoyed riding his Harley-Davidson motorcycles, computer gaming & networking; as well as bowling. Dennis always had a positive attitude and looked at the lighter side of life. He loved his family and enjoyed being with people.
He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Beverly (Woods) Gleason of St. Paris, his daughter, Staci (B. J. Lockhart) of Edison, OH, his sons, Joshua (Angela) Gleason of Pleasant Hill, OH, Patrick Gleason of Bamberg, Germany & Dennis Gleason Jr., of Cardington, OH, his grandchildren, Renee & Tiffany Lockhart of Edison, OH, Chelsi & Celeste Gleason of Pekin, IL, Camryn Gleason & Cody Skilling of Pleasant Hill, OH, Kayleigh & William Gleason of Lena, OH & Kelly Jobe of Mt. Gilead, OH; his brothers, James (Sharen) Gleason of Grove City, David “Mickey” (Brenda) Gleason of FL and Richard (Sharyn) Gleason of Oak Hill, OH, his sister, Katherine (Doug) Harmon of TX, as well as numerous nieces & nephews of several generations.
He is preceded in death by his parents, his sister, Barbara Chester and his brothers, Timothy & Wilbur Gleason.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 4-8 p.m. on Friday, October 30, 2009 in the VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana. Funeral services to Celebrate his Life will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 31, 2009 in the Renewed Strength Church, Westville, OH with Pastor Mark Hackworth officiating.
Following his wishes, his body will then be cremated.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.