David Clair Dennis

June 23, 1970 ~ June 11, 2022 (age 51)


David Clair Dennis, 51, of Sullivan, died Saturday, June 11, 2022 at Lodi Hospital. Born on June 23, 1970, in Oberlin, he was the son of Kristie (nee Smith) DeLeon and Clair “Butch” Dennis.

David was a 1987 graduate of Lorain High School and attended Lorain County Community College for two years after high school. He worked with the Bendix Corporation for 27 years in the tech department, and most recently was a supervisor.

David was a devoted family man and was accomplished at making a house a home. He enjoyed camping and using his smoker. His favorite trips were the ones spent at Mohican with his camping family.

David is survived by his loving wife of 23 years, Kathy (nee Mitchell) Dennis; children, Ashlee (Richard) Paisley, of North Carolina, Daniel (Ashley) Whited, of Akron, Spencer (Amy) Dennis, of Columbus and Tucker Estep, of Wellington; grandchildren, Maxwell Paisley and Ava and Aria Whited; parents, Clair “Butch” Dennis and Kristie DeLeon; step father, Emmanuel DeLeon; siblings, Ligaya McGee, Christopher (Stephanie) DeLeon and Tiffany Schaffer; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received on Thursday, June 16, 2022 from 4-8 pm at Norton-Eastman Funeral Home, 370 South Main Street, Wellington, 44090. Norton-Eastman Funeral Home have been entrusted with arrangements and online condolences may be expressed at

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June 16, 2022

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Norton-Eastman Funeral Home
370 South Main Street
Wellington, OH 44090

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