Dennis Miller Lawrence

August 26, 1941 ‒ December 19, 2018

Howard, Ohio

Dennis M. Lawrence, 77, of Howard passed away on Wednesday afternoon, December 19, 2018 at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. He was born in Mount Vernon on August 26, 1941 to the late Eugene V. and Helen L. (Miller) Lawrence.

Dennis was the former owner/operator of D M Heating and Cooling Subcontractors in Jacksonville, Florida for over 30years.  He was a member and a Deacon of the Riley Chapel Baptist Church near Danville.  Dennis enjoyed fishing, the great outdoors, spending time with his family, taking walks with his wife and always ready to share God’s word with others.  He never met a stranger and was always willing to lend a helping hand.

Dennis is survived by his wife, Brenda (Parcell) Lawrence; daughters, Jerri Lawrence Bryant of Blackshear, GA and Wendy Fernatt of Mansfield; son, William Fernatt of Upper Sandusky; grandchildren, Corey, Coty and Corbin Lawrence, Holly Johnson and several other grandchildren and great grandchildren;  and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Dennis was preceded in death by sisters, Carolyn Perrine, and Adrienne Hulse; and brothers, Jack, Eugene Jr., Jerry, Manley and stillborn brother, Glen Wilsie Lawrence..

In following with Dennis’ wish, there will not be any services.

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