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Bob Dennis

| October 21, 2005 12:00 AM

Robert 'Bob' Eugene Dennis, 66, of Rapid City, S.D., died Tuesday, Oct. 18, at Rapid City Regional Hospital.

Bob was born May 15, 1939, in Vona, Colo., to Albert and Myrtle (White) Dennis, the youngest of 10 children.

He joined the U.S. Coast Guard in 1956 and was honorably discharged May 6, 1960.

Bob is survived by his wife Goldye (Bessette) Dennis, Rapid City; four daughters, Cheryl Ann Staley, Aransas Pass, Texas; Cindy Mae Buckner, Broadus; Robyn Renee Dennis, Libby; Tracey Dennis, Libby; a son, Keith Dennis, Texas; four grandchildren; three great grandchildren; a sister, Shirley, and husband Ralph Poe, Helena; a brother, Doug, and wife Becky Rusher, Helena; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. He was preceded in death by a son, Robert Eugene Dennis Jr.; a brother, John Dennis, in 2004; and his parents.

Military graveside services will be at 2 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 21, at Black Hills National Cemetery. Military honors will be provided by the Sturgis, S.D., Honor Guard.

Condolences may be conveyed to the family at

Behrens-Wilson Funeral Home is in care of arrangements.