Dennis McWilliams

August 6, 1957 - April 3, 2017
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Dennis L. McWilliams, 59, of Dover, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on April 3, 2017 in Hennis Care Center at Dover following a period of declining health.

Born in Dover on August 6, 1957, he was the son of Mary Catherine “Bubbles” McWilliams of New Philadelphia and the late Lloyd Clarence…

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Dennis L. McWilliams, 59, of Dover, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on April 3, 2017 in Hennis Care Center at Dover following a period of declining health.

Born in Dover on August 6, 1957, he was the son of Mary Catherine “Bubbles” McWilliams of New Philadelphia and the late Lloyd Clarence McWilliams.

After graduating from Indian Valley High School, he began his professional career with Gradall as a welder where he served for 38 years prior to his illness.

Dennis was an avid NASCAR, Cleveland Browns, and The Ohio State Buckeyes fan. In his younger years, he raced at Midvale Speedway. He also greatly enjoyed hosting Daytona 500 parties for 33 years prior to his illness. Then, his friends brought the party to him when he was a resident at Hennis.

Dennis will be deeply missed by his family including his daughters, Renee (Joe McCall) Maurer of Dover and Sarah (Taylor) McNutt of Sherrodsville; his son, Nicholas (Madison Kenney) McWilliams of New Philadelphia; his sisters, Lea Ann (Michael) Liedtke of New Philadelphia and Arleen McWilliams of Wooster; his brother, Scott (Jenny) McWilliams of New Philadelphia; and his grandchildren, Braxton Kiser, Kiara Maurer, Perris Jackson, Kyra and Kendra McCall, Ryan, Blake, and Alex McNutt; his nephews Shaun (Michelle) Liedtke and J.J. Transou, and niece C.C. Transou; and his former wife, Karen Casterline.

Dennis was preceded in passing by his wife, Christine Ann whom he wed October 25, 1985; his father, Lloyd, in 1987; and by his cousin and special friend Danny McWilliams.

Visitation will be held in the Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home on Friday April 7, 2017 from 2 to 5 PM. A service will be held in the funeral home chapel on Saturday April 8 beginning at 10:30 AM.  Burial will follow in Stone Creek Cemetery.

Following the committal service, a luncheon will be held in the Geib Family Center, located adjacent to the funeral home in New Philadelphia.

Dennis’ family is greatly appreciative of the Hennis Care Center in Dover staff for the care Dennis received while he was a resident there.

Those wishing to do so may send the family a personal condolence and light a candle in remembrance of Dennis by visiting the funeral home website at www.GeibCares.com.

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Friday, April 7, 2017

Time: 2:00 pm

End Time: 5:00 pm

Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

Address:

116 Second Street NE, NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH, 44663

Service Information

Date: Saturday, April 8, 2017

Time: 10:30 am

Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

Address:

116 Second Street NE, NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH, 44663

Cemetery Information

Date: Saturday, April 8, 2017

Stone Creek Cemetery

Address:

, STONE CREEK, OH, 43840

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Reception Information

Date: Saturday, April 8, 2017

Geib Family Center

Address:

116 2nd Street NE, New Philadelphia, OH, 44663

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Born: August 6, 1957
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Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

On behalf of the Geib Family and Staff, we offer our most sincere sympathy for your loss. We are honored to have been called upon to serve your family.

 

Meryl Zinser posted on 4/11/17

So sorry to hear about Dennis' passing. My heart goes out to his family and friends.

 

Bill Peter posted on 4/7/17

Always a great person and friend no matter what.

 

Spearmon Transou posted on 4/6/17

I have had the honor to know this kind hearted soul of a man, gentleman, son, brother, father and loving husband for years. He always had a smile on his face. Always a playful spirit. An angel here on Earth that brought joy to everyone that knew him. I am sure now he will be in Heaven keeping a bright light shining down on all of his friends and most importantly his family. Anyone that knew Dennis knew he loved/loves his family.

 

LAURIE MEDLEY TOWNSEND posted on 4/6/17

sorry for your lose

 

Shannon Krocker posted on 4/6/17

Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time and always. Love, Scott, Shannon, Sami and Seth Krocker

 

Karen (Beitzel) Welch posted on 4/5/17

Keeping all of the family in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

 

Diane Kay Davis posted on 4/5/17

Sorry to hear that this world has lost another beautiful soul.....Dennis I will always remember you with a smile... memories of backyard touch football games and volleyball games and softball games with you and your brother and sisters and your mom great times that will never be forgotten....R.I.P. DENNIS

 

Carol devore posted on 4/5/17

So sorry for your loss prayers for the family

 

Lynn Norton posted on 4/5/17

Sending Comforting Prayers ... He is home now ... He doesn't ask for help or say he can't do this!!! God Bless ???

 

Kathy Collier posted on 4/5/17

Dennis, you touched the hearts of all who knew you. You will be missed until the day we all reunite.

 

Patty lenarz posted on 4/5/17

My prayers and comfort to the whole family, Dennis will be missed by everyone that knew him. Let God give peace and comfort to the family's. My thoughts and prayers our with you!

 

Roxanne Hilliard White posted on 4/4/17

Thinking of all of you at this difficult time. My deepest condolences to your wonderful family. Dennis was such a good, kind, nice man. Prayers to all of you. With much love, Roxanne

 

Jeff & Sally Paisley posted on 4/4/17

To the McWilliams family, so sorry for you`r loss . Dennis was such a sweet man , he had a heart of gold. We have such fond memories spending time with him at Midvale speedway, lots of laughs. You have our deepest sympathy ! God Bless !

 

Marsha Mari / Bonnie Domer posted on 4/4/17

Holding all of you in Our Thoughts and Prayers. We our so Very Sorry for your loss.

 

Barb (Causby) Kirsch posted on 4/4/17

To the McWilliams Family, My heart goes out to you at this difficult time. The stars will shine brighter with Dennis and Chris together again. May the happy memories see you through. Barb (Causby) Kirsch

 

Cheyenne posted on 4/4/17

My thoughts and prayers are with Nick and his family in this terribly difficult time of sorrow and loss.

 

Paul and Sherry McNutt posted on 4/4/17

We are so sorry for your loss...We will remember Dennis as a kind, friendly, sweet gentleman....Our love and prayers are with you at this time and in the days ahead. He will be missed greatly.....Blessings to the entire family....

 

Janet Burdette posted on 4/4/17

I am so sorry to hear of Denny's passing. He was such a great guy and coworker. Always made me laugh. My deepest sympathy and prayers for this time of sorrow.

 

Phil Wright posted on 4/4/17

Will miss you a bunch Dennis ! Prayers for family left behind. Phil

 

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