Edward A. Dennis (December 15, 1945 – September 6, 2010)

Edward A. Dennis, 64, of Zanesville, died at 10:30 p.m. Monday, September 6, 2010 at the Muskingum County Home. He was born December 15, 1945, in Canton, Ohio, a son of the late Harold and Helen Homan Dennis. He was a retired mould maker for Brockway Glass. He was a member of St. Luke Lutheran Church, attended Market St. Baptist Church and was a United States Army Vietnam Veteran.

Surviving are his wife, Judith Kussmaul Dennis, of the home; three daughters, Leslie Sturgil and Debbie Dennis, both of Zanesville and Jenny (Joe) Sayles of Duncan Falls; three sons, Jeff (Cheryl) Dennis, Jeff Colling and Jay (Amanda) Colling, all of Zanesville; a sister, Marlene (Jerry) James of Zanesville; 15 grandchildren, Austin and Allison Dennis, Josh, Justin, Jade, Jared, Jenna, Jessica and Jacie Middleton, Evan Colling, Justin Thrush, Bethany and Brooke Colling, Matthew Sturgil, and Paige Edwards; and a brother-in-law, Paul (Linda) Kussmaul of Zanesville.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, David Dennis; and a brother, Don Dennis.

Friends may call 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, September 8, 2010 at the Bolin-Dierkes Funeral Home, 1271 Blue Ave., Zanesville. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, September 9, 2010 at the funeral home with Rev. David Brown officiating. Burial will follow at Pleasant Grove Cemetery. VFW George Selsam Post 1058 will hold full military rites at the gravesite.

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