A memorial service will be held at a later date for John Frank Dennis, age 80, of Roswell, who passed away Dec. 26, 2010. Cremation has taken place according to his wishes. His ashes will be scattered in the Capitan Mountains. John was born on Aug. 30, 1930, in Bomarton, Texas, to Harvey Hill and [auth] Winney Wilson Dennis.
They have preceded him in death. He is also preceded in death by brothers, J.S. Dennis and Ennis L ynn Dennis. John is survived by nephews: Jimmie D. Dennis and his wife, Georgia, and Ronald W. Dennis, of Roswell; cousin Kelly Griffin of Roswell; and special â€œgrandkidsâ€ Dalton and Lanie of Roswell. John served his country in the U.S Army.
He was a veteran of the Korean War served as a medic. He moved to New Mexico with his family in 1937 and settled in Dexter and then later to Roswell. John was a loyal friend known for his compassion, integrity, honesty and professionalism in business and personal matters. He will be greatly missed by those who he taught and worked with. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends who knew and loved him. Friends may pay their respects online at www.lagronefuneralchapels .com. Arrangements are under the direction of LaGrone Funeral Chapel.