Dennis Lynn (Denny) Fenton of St. Louis, MO passed away on Thursday, January 17, 2019 at the age of 71. Devoted and loving husband of 31 years of Elizabeth (Betty) Cummings-Fenton; loving father of Christine Vogt of Alton, Derek (Meredith) Fenton of Wentzville, MO, Lance Fenton of Queen Creek, AZ; cherished grandfather Anna Vinyard, Becca and Dallas Vogt of Alton, Paige Fenton in Wisconsin, Avery Fenton in Galway, Ireland, Broderick, and Audrey Fenton of Wentzville, MO, Ashley Fenton, Queen Creek, AZ and great-grandfather to Hazel and Jordan. Dearest brother to Judi (Leon) Watts of Jersey County, Illinois, and Marie Fenton of Brighton, IL. Denny was proceeded in death by his parents, Bruce and Elda (Meier) Fenton, Brothers, Donald, Gene, Alan, and Paul Dean Fenton and Bette DeSherlia. He was a beloved Uncle to many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. He will also be missed by his loving dogs Gus and Gert.
He retired in 2005 from St. Anthony’s Medical Center. He served in the United States Army. He never met a person he did not like or could not talk to for hours. He especially loved fishing, working in the yard, traveling, reading, and listening to music. His most favorite pastime was watching the St. Louis Cardinals, which he would watch each game three times each day. Recently he has been an avid fan of Miami Hurricanes football.
The family is being served by Cremation Society of Missouri. Visitation Services will be from 11 to 1 with the funeral starting at 1:00 pm at the Godfrey church of Christ, 6412 Humbert Road, Godfrey, IL on Monday, January 21, 2019. Memorials can be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America at http://alzfdn.org or Ready Readers 10403 Baur Blvd, Suite H, St. Louis, MO 63132 www.readyreaders.org.