James Keith Dennis, 72, of North Port, FL and formerly of Colorado Springs, CO died on February 22, 2021. He was born on August 4, 1948 in Royal Oak, MI to the parents of James Frederick and Pearl Rose Dennis. He served in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam war as a Avionic Inertial and Radar Navigation Systems Technician. After being honorably discharged from the Air Force in 1973, he spent his career working as a GPS Navigation Systems Technician for many years before retiring in 2010. He spent time volunteering with various local organizations including Y’s Men’s YMCA.
He is survived by his loving wife Wilaiwan Dennis; two children, Jacqueline Dennis and Jerold (Natalie) Dennis; six grandchildren, Joshua, Jimmy, Jayden, Cody, Dylan, Scarlett; two great-grandchildren, Jaime and Joshua Jr.; one sister, Kathryn (James) Roller; and one brother, Robert (Mary) Dennis.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Services will be held on Friday, March 26, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at Sarasota National Cemetery. Farley Funeral Home in North Port is in charge of arrangements.