Dennis, a graduate of Troy High School, married Kathie L. Van Tuyl on August 10, 1973 at the First Baptist Church in Elmira, N.Y. He proudly served in the U.S. Navy (C-Bees). He has lived in the Temple, Texas area for 35 years.
He was preceded in death by his parents Terrence and Eloise.
He is survived by his wife Kathie; daughter Marcia Gates (and Michael); twin sons David Mahood (and Kim) and Dennis Mahood Jr (and Sandy); sister Debra Arnold and nine grandchildren.
A Graveside Service took place on June 3, at Bellwood Memorial Park in Temple with Navy Honors. Hewett-Arney Funeral Home of Temple was entrusted with the arrangements.