Dennis M. Scott, 59 of Niles, passed away on November 2, 2018 in Spectrum Lakeland Hospital in Niles.
Dennis was born on September 14, 1959 in Flint Michigan, and was the only son of Robert and Marie Scott.
On September 26, 2016 he married Connie J. Scott who passed away on September 30, 2016.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Connie, his father, Robert in 2005, and his nephew, Jason Kessler in 1998.
Dennis is survived by his mother, Marie Scott, sons; Thor (Becky) Brummage of Elkhart, Casey (Valarie) Sandoval of Niles, five beloved grandsons; Michael, Logan, Wyatt Brummage, Dominik and Isaac Sandoval, his sister-in-law; Sue Scott of Niles, his two sisters; Bridget (Michael) Kessler of Niles and Barbara (Bill) Scally of Niles, six nephews; Steven (Christine) Kessler of Wetumpka, Alabama, Anthony (Ashley) Kessler of Lapeer,MI, Joshua Scally of Benton Harbor, Stephen (Kammy) Scally of Rapid City, South Dakota and Brandon Norris of Niles, nieces; Jennifer Scally of Niles, Rachel Scally of Niles, two Aunts; Maxine Smrekar of Davison, MI and Velma Scott of Cheboygan MI, his close friends; Terry Vincent, Chris McCarthy and Dan Krempetz, as well as many cousins and extended family.
Dennis honorably served in the US Army in the 4th Infantry Tank Artillery Division as a cannon crewman. He served at Fort Carson in Colorado Springs, Colorado from 1979 until his honorable discharge in 1986. He attained the rank of Sergeant with expert badges in rifle, M-16, and hand grenade. He is a member of the American Legion Post 225.
After his military discharge, Dennis worked as a Cement Mason and was a member of Local #692 Operative Plasters and Cement Masons International Association.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending quality time with his grandsons. Dennis was an avid follower of Detroit Tiger Baseball, the Detroit Lions, and University of Michigan Football.
Visitation for Dennis will be held on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 from 4pm to 6pm at Halbritter Wickens Funeral Home 615 E. Main St. Niles. A rosary will be prayed on Tuesday at 7pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, November 7 at 11am at St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Church 219 S. State St. Niles. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery with military honors.
Memorials in remembrance of Dennis may be made to the Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Association, https://www.pulmonaryfibrosis.org/, or to the donor’s choice.
Condolences may be left for the family at www.halbritterwickens.com