Dennis Findley

Graveside services for Dennis W. Findley Sr., 79, Lawrence, will be 10am Wednesday, March 27, 2024 at Washington Creek Cemetery, Douglas County, Lawrence, Kansas 66047.

Mr. Findley died March 21, 2024, in hospice care at Delmar Gardens of Lenexa.

He was born July 22, 1944, in Overbrook KS. His family moved to Lawrence when he was a child. He lived in Lawrence for the rest of his life.

The youngest of Samuel V. Findley Sr. and Florence “Mowder” Findley’s children. He served in the USN as an underwater welder during the Korean conflict until he was injured in an underwater accident and became 100% disabled. He was preceded in death by his parents, his 2 brothers and 2 sisters, and his oldest son Dennis Jr. who passed away in infancy January 31, 1966.

He is survived by his sons Kelly and Christopher/Roxy.

He was a lifetime member of the American Legion.

The family would like to thank Ashley with the Visiting Nurses Association of Lawrence for all her wonderful care. And Ted Boyle his childhood friend for always watching out for him.

Messages & Condolences

From Marjorie Anne Freeman...

Pappy I miss you so much. You have always been good to me and aaron and rebel Dave. Our hearts are broken since your passing. But we know you are flying high above with the great angels. Heaven has received an amazing person and the greatest pappy of all. We love you til the end of time. And as always…you remain in our hearts and minds and memories. We love you pappy. Until we see you again…
Our love is with you. Words won’t describe how much you are missed. Fly with the angels..no more suffering…at last at peace. Love Anne and Aaron and your brother rebel Dave.

From Connie Puckett...

Uncle Denny, you were the sweetest man I ever knew. You had a kind soul. I’m so blessed that I grew up in the same house with you. I’m going to miss you each and every day. Love always.

From Patti Hatch...

Oh, for the memories when I hear the mention of your name. The fun times, the laughter and the tears. You were always dear to our family from early school years to now. I know you cannot read this, nor hear what my heart is saying, but those that read this, know you had a special corner in the heart of the North family. Your name and light shined bright on 3rd & Elm. Fly High Dennis! You are one we will never forget!

From Karen E DeCoste...

Dennis was a wonderful man. I remember grocery shopping for him once a week. And going after cigarettes for him. He is missed

From charlea rockhold...

so sorry to see that dennis passed away i have so many memories growing up and pulling his beard sending thoughts and prayers love you kelly

From Lynn Helm Nichols...

Kelly sorry to hear about your dad passing, he was a really good friend to me, I will miss him deeply. My prayers are with you.

From Jennifer Tuley...

My deepest condolences on the loss of such a sweet and gentle man. It was an honor to know him.

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