Wilson "Willy" Dennis

March 13, 1937 ~ August 9, 2019 (age 82)

DENNIS- Wilson Clifford “Willy” of St. Thomas passed away at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, surrounded by his family, on Friday, August 9, 2019 in his 83rd year.  Willy will be dearly missed by his beloved wife Ann Dennis (nee Drake); and by his children Greg (Debbie) Dennis, Jeff (Lorna) Dennis, and by Derek (Suzie) Dennis all of St. Thomas.  Much loved “Papa” of Braelyn and Kailey, and “Grandpa” of Luka and Niko.  Dear brother of Gloria (Tom) Hanley and Gail Schneider all of St. Thomas.  Predeceased by his sister Lenora (Wayne) Drewitt and by his brother Bob Dennis.  Willy was born in Aberdeen, Saskatchewan to the late James and Betty Dennis.  He worked as an automotive machinist, owning and operating Willy’s Automotive Machine Shop for 10 years before returning to Carquest.  Willy also enjoyed spending time working on model trains and classic cars.  Visitation will be held at Eastwood Baptist Church 400 Wellington Street, St. Thomas on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 from 10:00 am - 11:00 am, where the funeral service will be held at 11:00 am with Pastor Tim Beerman officiating.  Interment in Southpark Cemetery.  Arrangements entrusted to the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570).  If desired, donations to the Parkinson Society of South Western Ontario or the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.  Personal condolences to the family can be made at             

Donations may be made to:

Parkinson Society Southwestern Ontario
117-4500 Blakie Rd, London ON N6H3C1
Tel: 1-888-851-7376

Heart & Stroke Foundation
633 Colborne St., Suite 180, London ON N6B 2V3
Tel: 1-519-679-0641

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