Jeffrey A. Dennis

Jeffrey Allen Dennis, 42, of Claypool, IN, and a former resident of Huntington, IN, died Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, at the Visiting Nurse Hospice Home, Fort Wayne.

Mr. Dennis graduated from Huntington North High School in 1994 and attended Ivy Tech, in Fort Wayne. He was employed by Bendix, in Huntington. As a child, he was an accomplished BMX racer.

He was born Sept. 23, 1975, in Huntington. He is survived by his father, Wilbur Alter (Angela) Dennis, of Huntington, and was preceded in death by his mother, Joyce Ann Dillon. He married Hayli N. Hawk on Feb. 5, 2017, and she survives.

Additional survivors include two brothers, Jon Mikel Dennis, of Huntington, and Shawn David Dennis, of Pierceton; two sisters, Jennifer A. (Michael) Nevil, of Huntington, and Jodi (Corey) Byrd, of Van Buren; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Ronald and Jennifer Hawk, of Claypool; and brother-in-law, Jesse Hawk, of Fort Wayne.

Calling is Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, from noon to 4 p.m. at Bailey-Love Mortuary, Huntington. A service will be held at the mortuary on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, at 10 a.m., with calling one hour prior to the service. Burial will be at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Huntington.

Memorial gifts may be made to Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home in care of Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 W. Park Drive, Huntington, IN 46750.

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