Dennis Clifton Clements, age 51 years of Niles, Michigan died peacefully at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at the home of a friend in Niles following an extended illness.
He was born on August 8, 1967 in Utica, New York to Dennis Lyn and Mary Lorraine (Biles) Clements. He attended Niles Community Schools, and has lived here most of his life. He was employed in several area manufacturing firms, and more recently had been employed with tree service companies.
Dennis enjoyed preparing barbecue in his backyard and sharing the results with family and friends. He also enjoyed hunting and fishing locally, and played in area pool leagues.
He was sadly preceded in death by a daughter, Chelsey Marie Clements and her son, Hunter Dale Roper. He was also preceded in death by his father, Dennis Lyn Clements; and his sisters Tammy Sue Clements, and Rebecca Jean Chapman.
Surviving family includes his son, Kevin Nemethy of Niles; a daughter, Eveva Joan Davis; granddaughter, Evangilina, and grandchildren Aejalee, Chatten, Dazzimia, and Ashley; Dennis’ mother, Mary L. Pickens of Niles; half-brothers, Samuel and Thomas Clements, both of Mishawaka, Indiana; step-brothers, Roger Schiele of South Bend, and David Williams of Florida; caregivers Mary Curtis (who had been his high-school sweetheart), and Kia Bennit; and a great circle of wonderful nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
The family of Dennis Clements will gather to share memories and honor his life from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 21, 2019 at the Halbritter-Wickens Funeral Home, 615 East Main Street in Niles.