Dennis Wayne Middleton

Friday, December 11, 2020

Dennis Wayne Middleton, 66, of Metz passed away Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020, at Nevada Regional Hospital. Dennis was born April 29, 1954, in Lawton, Okla., the son of George Washington Sr. and Emily Inez (Calvert) Middleton.

Dennis was raised in the Palm Beach County, Fla., area. He owned and operated a landscape and yard care business while also working as an elevator technician.

Dennis retired in 2011 and in 2013 he moved to Metz, Mo., to be with his mother. He was a member of the Rinehart Christian Church. Dennis loved spending time and visiting with his children, his mother and his beloved dog and best friend “Hank."

Dennis is survived by three children, Jason Wayne Middleton, New Haven, Mich., April Alexios (Matt) Port St. Lucie, Fla., and Jannelle Griffiths, Macomb, Mich.; mother, Emily Middleton, Metz, Mo.; grandchildren, Bryce August, Serena August, Gianna Alexios, Deven Middleton, Amber Middleton, Sean Fitzpatrick, Madison Robb, Chloe Robb, Kolin Griffiths, Paulina Griffiths and Lukas Griffiths; and sister, Judy Heckadon, Nevada. Dennis was preceded in death by his father; brothers, George Jr., Danny, Dale, and Jack; and sister, Georgia Sue Middleton.

Graveside Funeral Services will be held 10 a.m., Friday, at Newton Burial Park with Pastor Kevin Moyers officiating. The casket will remain closed and a book is available to sign at the Ferry Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to the Rinehart Christian Church in care of the Ferry Funeral Home.

At this time there is no longer a statewide limitation on the number of people attending funerals or visitations, however those in attendance will be asked to maintain social distancing, and that people are asked to wear face masks to protect themselves and others.

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