Dennis Richard Pea, 71, passed away on July 7, 2020, at his residence.

Denny was born on May 8, 1949, the son of Ival and Mary Alice Whitington.

He married Melinda Hedge on Dec. 11, 2013.

Denny had been warehouse manager at Henderson Transfer. He loved his family and grandchildren very much and enjoyed collecting old model cars.

Survivors include his wife, Melinda Pea of Monroe City; his children, Dennis Pea and his wife, Lacy, of Princeton, Krystal Walton and her husband, Perry, of Monroe City, Keya Holzmiller of Washington, Heath Holzmiller of Monroe City, Hayley Hamm of Wheatland; and nine grandchildren.

Dennis was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Stanley Pea.

A celebration of life service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the First Wesleyan Church of Bicknell, 315 N. Murlin St., Bicknell.

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