He was born January 7, 1963, in Mount Pleasant to Gerald and Joyce (Gregg) Childs. On July 9, 2005, he married Penny Yeomans.
Dennis enjoyed hunting, motorcycles, riding their horses and watching NASCAR. He will be missed by all who knew him.
He is survived by his wife, Penny; his two children, Amanda (Scott) Akkerman and Dennis Childs Jr.; two granddaughters, Audrey and Lena Akkerman; brother, Lee (Darlene) Childs; sister, Cheri (Bruce) LaLonde; in-laws, Betty (Dwight) Swisher and Stephen (Virginia) Yeomans; and special aunt and uncle, Linda and Junior Buchanan. He was preceded in death by his parents, Gerald and Joyce; and sister, Sue (Mike) Dykstra.
A memorial service will take place later this spring. Memorial contributions in memory of Dennis may be given to The Noah Project (Animal Shelter, Muskegon, MI). Please sign the family’s online guestbook at www.sytsemafh.com.