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Dennis Whitis

Dennis Whitis

Dennis Whitis, 58, of Lancaster passed away Friday, October 18, 2019 at his home. Born Sunday, August 13, 1961 in Berea Kentucky, he was the son of late Virgil & Nora Bullock Whitis. Dennis retired from Dana Corporation and was a jack of all trades, he was a avid fan of UK basketball. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Mike Whitis, sisters; Brenda Grynch, Sue Kinsey, Joyce Howard, Sharon Strong.

Survivors include his loving wife Vickie Spears, daughter; Jennifer (Matthew) Tyler, of Lancaster, step-daughter Bridgett Hopkins of Crab Orchard, brothers; Gary Whitis, Dusty Whitis both of Frankfort, sister; Lisa Mays of Richmond, three grandchildren Jason & Austin Hopkins & Chris Poff, & best friend of 30 years, Sharon Snow, of Lincoln County.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at Ramsey-Young Funeral Home. With burial following at Lancaster Cemetery. Pallbearers include Matthew Tyler, James Napier, Gary Baugh, Gary Coffman, Ben Gaffney, Louis Stinnett, Cedric Leavell, Kendall Young & Brad Young. Honorary pallbearers include Anthony Mays, Chris Poff, Jason Hopkins & Austin Hopkins. Visitation will be held 5:00-8:00 PM Monday, October 21, 2019 at Ramsey– Young Funeral Home. Friends & family may share memories or leave condolences on his tribute wall at: www.ramsey-young.com. Ramsey–Young Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

13 Condolences

  • Jennifer Whitis Tyler Posted October 19, 2019 6:45 pm

    There won’t be a day that goes by that I won’t miss you. You were so much to so many. You were not only my Dad, but my rock. Rest easy and keep a spot for me.

  • Jenny Lynn Whittaker Posted October 19, 2019 9:57 pm

    So sorry for your loss. He was such a nice guy that helped me so much. Prayers for the family.

  • Dennis & Tina Snow Posted October 20, 2019 1:15 am

    With deepest sympathy. Prayers for the family.

  • fOR dd DENNIS WHITIS FROM PAULETTLE MURPHY SO SORRY Posted October 20, 2019 2:02 am

    For Dennis WHITIS REALLY MISS TALKING TO YOU SEE YOU SOME DAY

  • Beulah Sims Posted October 20, 2019 2:47 am

    What a wonderful man you was I will never forget the jokes and how you and Vicki feed me when I worked at Dana and was pregnant with Tyler. I could talk all day about your pranks just wish I would have took the time to come visit you. Love you Dennis fly high our angel.

  • Doug Cress Posted October 21, 2019 1:35 pm

    Dennis was one of the good ones.
    He could brighten your day and make your work days little lighter.
    I think of Dennis, often. He will be missed.

  • David Hagan Posted October 21, 2019 3:37 pm

    Dennis was a great friend and he will be sorely missed.

  • Bill Conder Posted October 22, 2019 4:58 pm

    I am very sorry to hear of Dennis’ passing. He was. A great person and good friend while working at Dana.

  • Bill Conder Posted October 22, 2019 5:03 pm

    Deepest sympathy, Dennis was a good friend while working at Dana.

  • Vickie and the Boys Posted October 26, 2019 2:06 am

    We miss you very much. We cry at night. Boys are getting little better. Went to your grave today. Austin prayed over it. We love you so much

  • Vickie and the boys Posted October 26, 2019 2:13 am

    We miss you very much. Went to your grave today. Austin was lying on your grave and praying. We love and miss you every second of the day. I ❤️ you

  • Vickie Spears Posted October 26, 2019 12:09 pm

    We miss you more and more every day. Love you Dennis Whitis

  • Vickie Posted November 3, 2019 2:01 am

    Dennis I miss you more everyday. It hurt when I lost my dad last year and you was there for me picking me up telling me it will be ok. But Dennis it hurts a whole lot more when it is your spouse your sole mate your best friend your true love. I am a mess. I have NOT been without you in 22 years. It is so hard. I love you so much. I went to your grave today I put you some solar lights up. I Love You Vickie

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