Dennis was born the 28th of November, 1942 in Phoenix, Arizona. He is the oldest son of Dudley and Frances (Davis) Wilson. Dennis enjoyed Military Service as a paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne. He married his sweetheart of nearly 58 years, Patricia Ann (Smith), January 8th, 1965 in Phoenix, Arizona. They enjoyed working in their gardening, rides in the car, and watching the grandkids activities. Dennis enjoyed all of their many adventures and travels together. He dedicated his life to his family, and was a devoted companion, father, grandfather and great grandfather.
Preceded in death by his parents Dudley and Frances, his younger brother Michael, and his middle son, Mark Wilson. Dennis is survived by his wife Patricia, and children, Tim (Toni) Wilson, Cynthia (Spence) Bingham, Sarah (Jeff) Scott, Matthew (Josefina) Wilson, and Amy (Matt) Nay.
His nineteen grandchildren; Dennis (Ashley) Bingham, Hannah (Maci) Davis, Gavin Wimmer, Emma Wilson, Roman Bingham, Bryson Wimmer, Austin Wimmer, A. Maxine Bingham, Colton Wimmer, Adrian Wilson, Andres Wilson, Wyatt Wilson, Elliot Nay, Ambrosio Wilson, Margaret Wilson, and Connor Nay. Dennis was also blessed with bonus grandchildren Noelle, Ellanor, and Reese Scott. His posterity also includes two great-grandchildren Lilith Bingham and Maeve Wilson.