Estes Eugene “Buster” Dennis was born on May 4, 1933 in Hartman, Colorado to Roy E. and Selna F. (Sallee) Dennis. He graduated from Hartman school in 1952. He married Sharen Kay Barrow in 2008. Buster was a heavy equipment operator where he operated equipment in several states as well as Alaska. He moved to Arkansas in the late 1990’s. He took great pleasure in fishing and gardening, but he was devoted to working and staying active. He was a very dedicated family man and loved children. Buster passed away on August 7, 2018 in Mena, Arkansas at the age of 85.
Buster is survived by his wife, Kay Dennis of Mena, AR; daughter, Susan Snowdy of Pismo Beach, CA; sons, Ronald (Gayle) Dennis of New Hope, AL, Donald (Ronda) Dennis of Mena, AR; step-son, Merlin Entz of OK; brothers, James “Bob” (Pat) Dennis of Colorado Springs, CO, Curt Dennis of Pierce, CO; sister, Sharon Stein of Colorado Springs, CO; 15 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, 5 great-great-grandchildren, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, others relatives, and a host of friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Franklin Dennis; and his first wife, Lilliemae
Graveside Funeral Service for Mena, Arkansas resident Buster Dennis were held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at Hartman Cemetery in Hartman, Colorado with Pastor Eugene Birt officiating
Memorial contributions may be made in Buster’s name in care of Valley Memorial Funeral Chapel P.O. Box 950 Lamar, CO. 81052.
Local arrangements were under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena.