Obituary of Bobby Dennis

Bobby John Dennis, age 89, a former resident of Ft. Scott, Kansas and more recently of Blue Ridge, Texas, passed away Thursday, December 17, 2020, at his home in Texas.

He was born March 21, 1931, in Mapleton, Kansas, the son of Hollie J. Dennis and Ella Blodgett Dennis.

He married Raylene Hall on August 5, 1951, in Ft. Scott.

Because of his service with the United States Air Force, Bob and Raylene made their home at various bases throughout the United States.  He later worked as an inventory specialist for the Civil Service for forty years.

He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.


Survivors include his children Michael Dennis and John Dennis, both of McKinney, Texas, Mary Johnson of Hurricane, Utah and Holly Dennis, of Blue Ridge, Texas.

Bob’s wife, Raylene, preceded him in death on May 28, 2014.  He was also preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, H. L. “Kid” Dennis and David Dennis and three sisters, Fern Shipley, Hazel Stoughton and Erma Clayton.


Private burial will take place in the U. S. National Cemetery in Ft. Scott, Kansas.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.  Arrangements are under the direction of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, Ft. Scott, Kansas.  Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at

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