Submitted by his Mother
Dennis was born in Maysville‚ KY to Dennis and Peggy Dearing and when he came home from the hospital he was greeted by his sister‚ Robin Lynn. We moved to Michigan when Dennis was 6 weeks old. He graduated from Pontiac Northern High School‚ Pontiac‚ MI.
He worked as a sales manger for ABC Warehouse‚ Utica. He married Julie and they lived in Auburn Hills‚ MI. He wanted to do something for his community so he joined the Auburn Hills Volunteer Fire Department and he loved it.
On February 27‚ 1994 he got a call out to a fire he didn’t come home from. The fire turned out to be arson. Julie was 5 weeks pregnant with their first child and she gave birth in October to a baby boy‚ Tyler.
He had worked on the Fire Department for 18 months when he got his final call. There still isn’t a day that goes by that he isn’t thought about and missed….