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Dennis Lynn Carman, or Big Dennis passed away on February 10th, 2022 at 6:02pm at the age of 67. At his time of passing he was comfortably in his home surrounded by his loved ones.
A Celebration of Life will be held at Heartland Cremation and Burial Society in Raytown on Saturday, February 26, 2022. The visitation begins at 2:00 pm followed by the memorial service beginning at 3:00 pm. LIVE STREAM LINK
Dennis lived in Kansas City, Missouri for 36 years in the home he and his wife built. He is survived by his wife Vera F. Price (64), son Dennis W. Carman (43), daughters Julie A. Carman (42), and Heather N. Carman (36). In addition to his children he had 10 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.
Dennis was born on September 4th, 1954 in Florence, AZ. He was the 4th child out of 6 siblings. He met his wife Vera, when living in Kansas city in 1974. They began living together in 1975 in North East Kansas City off of Indiana and Thompson. They then started a family together in 1977. They moved briefly to Kilbrin, Illinois before returning to Kansas City, Missouri in 1979. They moved into their forever home in 1985.
Over the span of the 36 years spent in his home Dennis opened his doors to many. He was always willing to lend a helping hand to anyone in need including family, friends, and strangers. To know Dennis, was to love him. He truthfully had the biggest heart. He was no stranger to hard work. He started in the workforce as a stone mason for 10 years. He then worked for Continental Siding for 30 years.
Dennis had a joyous personality that was contagious. He was always one you could count on when you were in need of a good laugh. He lived on the wild side. His interests included motorcycles, fast cars, pretty ladies, and good beer. In addition to this he loved fishing, hunting, and getting into shenanigans with his best friend Bob. What he enjoyed most was quality time spent with family during anniversaries, birthdays, and holidays. Dennis was a simple man and appreciated life for what it was. He was loved by everyone who knew him, and will be missed by many.