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Melvin Eugene Dennison
January 15, 1936 ~ December 20, 2018 (age 82)
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Melvin Eugene Dennison, 82, of Taylorville, IL, passed away at 12:40 p.m. on Wednesday, December 20, 2018 at Meadow Manor Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
Melvin was born January 15, 1936 in Virden, IL, the son of Herschel and Gladys “Sallie” (Tucker) Dennison, Sr. He proudly served our country in the United States Marine Corps. Melvin owned and operated Mel’s Construction, providing various handyman and HVAC services. He enjoyed camping and fishing.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Herschel, Bill, and Raymond Dennison; and sisters, Eunice January, Dora Dalton, Millie Dennison, and Bonnie Dennison.
Melvin is survived by his children, Bob (Kathy) Dennison of Springfield, IL, Brian (Rachel) Dennison of Decatur, IL, Pam (James Bradburn) Dennison of Litchfield, IL, and Christopher Dennison of Peoria, IL; 12 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; brother, Robert (Pat) Dennison, Sr. of Mechanicsburg, IL; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Graveside Ceremony: 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 30, 2019 at Edinburg Cemetery in Edinburg, IL with military honors being provided by the Department of Defense, V.F.W. Post #4495, and American Legion Post #73.
Shafer-Perfetti & Assalley Funeral Home in Taylorville, IL has been entrusted with arrangements.
Please visit www.assalleyfuneralhomes.com to offer condolences to the family.
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