Dennis S. Whitt
Feb. 7, 1947 - April 10, 2010
Dennis "Doze" Whitt,
63, of Vacaville, passed away after a long battle with cancer on
Saturday, April 10, at home.
He was born on Feb. 7, 1947, in San Francisco.
Dennis served in the U.S. Army for 20 years, retiring in 1997.
He also worked for the Fairfield Police Department for 31 years, retiring in 2001.
Dennis loved camping, riding his horse Stu-b, going to U.S. Army reunions, going to SASS events,
and enjoying his grandchildren.
Dennis is survived by his wife of 5 years, Theresa; daughters and son-in-law, Dawn M. Whitt-Chenelly and Joe R. Chenelly,
and Desiree L.J. Whitt; stepdaughter, Kaity Dearmon; sons, Dennis S. Whitt Jr., Audie J. Whitt and Bryan L. Whitt;
stepsons and daughter-in-law, Tom Annis, Kyle G. Dearmon and Jessica Dearmon, and Nathan D. Skolnik;
sister and brother-in-law, Darlene Palmer and Bruce Palmer; mother, Georgette J. Whitt, and six grandchildren,
Thomas G. Dearmon, Stephen T. Johnson, Gabrielle A. Johnson, Joey R.W. Chenelly, Josh J.W. Chenelly
and Nic A.W. Chenelly.
He was preceded in death by his father, Clifford S. Whitt.
A graveside service with Father Bernard Griesel officiating will be held today at 9:30 a.m.
at Sacramento Valley National Cemetery, 5810 Midway Road, Dixon.
Arrangements are by McCune Garden Chapel, 448-6546, www.mccunechapel.com.
Published in The Reporter from April 13 to April 14, 2010
Dennis Whitt in Vietnam as the Executive Officer of Headquarters Company 1/22 Infantry 1969
Photo from the 1st Battalion 1969 yearbook
Grave marker for Dennis Whitt
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In Loving Memory of Dennis S. Whitt
Thanks to Al Ballard
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