DENNIS, Douglas E., age 67, passed away from Lung Cancer on Tuesday May 13, 2014. Doug retired from Hillsborough County and was instrumental in starting the recycling program for the County, and introduced strong guidelines and regulations for many of the contractors. He also was a proud Eagle Scout, loved the Atlanta Braves and Georgia Bulldogs. Doug is survived by his wife, Barbara Dennis, sons, Eric Dennis (Marylyn), Jasen Dennis (Gina), stepsons, Brian West (Jennifer), David West (Erin), a sister, Marcia Mateling (Randy), niece Kari Mateling, nephew Joel Mateling (Kimberly), his uncle James H. Smith, and 10 grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father, Kenneth Smith, mother, Joan Dennis, and adoptive father, Norman Dennis.
Funeral Services will be held on Monday May 19, 2014 11:00 AM at Wells Memorial. Visitation will be held on Sunday from 2 - 4 PM at Wells. Burial will take place at Shiloh Cemetery. Memorials may be made to LifePath Hospice in Temple Terrace.
Arrangements under the direction of Wells Memorial and Event Center, Plant City, FL.