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Dennis Eugene Parry

11/09/1950 - 04/01/2022
Service Date: 04/15/2022
Service Time: 10:00 AM
Service Location: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - 1150 W. Elliot Road, Gilbert, Az 85233
Visitation Date: 04/14/2022
Visitation Time: 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Visitation Location: Bunker's Garden Chapel - 33 N. Centennial Way, Mesa, Arizona 85201
Interment: City of Mesa Cemetery

Dennis Eugene Parry, age 71, passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by family and close friends on Friday afternoon, April 1st, 2022. Dennis leaves behind his Eternal Sweetheart, Mary Ann Barber Parry, of 52 years, sister Donna Miller (Norm), four loving children Kathy Meagher (Charlie), Molly Giles (Cort), Douglas Parry, Lydia Parry along with nine grandchildren, nieces, nephews, brothers-in-law, and sisters-in-law who all loved him dearly.

Dennis lived in Mesa during his childhood where he attended Mesa Public Schools and Mesa High School, where he graduated in 1969. He worked at Motorola for a short time, then married Mary Ann Barber in 1970 in the Mesa Arizona Temple. Shortly after they were married, he started working for Bob Crum Plumbing, which became a wonderful lifelong career for him. He loved working with Bob and Jack Crum and met many wonderful friends along the way. He was a faithful member of the church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints where he served in various callings. Besides His family, what brought him the most joy was serving as scout master. He loved the campouts, court of honors, boys, leaders and everything that scouting stood for. Dennis was very talented, creative, and could do anything he set his mind to. He excelled at plumbing, renovations, construction, etc. He loved building and flying remote controlled airplanes, camping, fishing, hunting and anything outdoors.

Those who wish to pay their respects, are invited to a visitation Thursday, April 14th from 6-8pm at Bunker’s Garden Chapel at 33 N. Centennial Way in Mesa. There will be a funeral service at the LDS Chapel at 1150 W. Elliot Road in Gilbert at 10am on Friday, April 15th with viewing one hour prior. Interment will immediately follow at the Mesa City Cemetery.

 

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  • The Crum family all loved Dennis and will miss him terribly, good men are hard to find😢😇❤️

  • Dear Parry family, sorry for your loss – real, though temporary. I pray you will be comforted during this time. Dennis was a real friend. We had some chuckles when people mistook one of us for the other – my good luck and his not-so-good luck. However, there’s no mistaking the good influence Dennis and your family have had on those of us lucky to know you.

  • Wanda & Calvin Baughman

    sorry for your lost , sending a lots of hugs your way.

  • Dennis was a great man of character. He would always go out of his way to help anyone in need. He loved his wife and family. When I first moved to AZ I worked with Dennis. We rode around for countless hours in his old plumbing truck. I enjoyed the talks we had and his wise advice. He was a very sharp individual and could fix anything. I guess I am partial to Dennis because he gave me a wonderful sister-in-law, Kathy. He will be missed but not forgotten. 2 Corinthians 5:8 We are confident, yes, well pleased rather to be absent from the body and to be present with the Lord.

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