Obituary for DENNIS

Published in the Albuquerque Journal on Wednesday January 07, 2009

Richard C. Dennis, 59, of Rio Rancho, died unexpectedly in his home on January 3, 2009. Born in Dover, New Hampshire, Richard was also a long-time resident of Northwestern Connecticut before coming to New Mexico in 1998. He had a 30-plus year career in the agricultural chemical business in both New England and the West. His hobbies and interests were many, including auto racing, ice hockey, history, southwestern arts, and good wines. He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Donna, of Rio Rancho; daughter Kristie, of Langdon, NH; son Jeff and daughter-in-law Juli, of Lorton, VA; parents Wallace and Evelyn Dennis, of Lee, NH; brother Allan and sister-in-law Carol, of Lee, NH; and in-laws Pearle Merrell and Dana Merrell, of Langdon, NH. Friends and colleagues may visit on Thursday, January 8, 2009, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Daniels Family Funeral Services, 2400 Southern Blvd. SE, Rio Rancho. A Memorial Service will be held later in New Hampshire at a time and place to be determined. In lieu of flowers, a memorial donation may be made to the American Heart Association. Those who wish to send condolences may do so at www.danielsfuneral.com Arrangements have been entrusted to: Daniels Family Funeral Services 2400 Southern Blvd SE Rio Rancho, NM, 87124 (505) 891-8192