Goolie Edward Dennis, age 70, died Saturday, March 3, 2012 at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, after a long battle with diabetes and heart complications. Born on the family farm in Powellville, he was the son of the late Roy E. Dennis, and Maggie Jane Truitt Dennis. He is survived by his previous wife Rachel who was the mother of his four daughters; Holly, Valerie, Lori Ann, and Dixie. There are several grand and great-grandchildren.
Also surviving is his brother Robert E. Dennis and his wife Susan of Willards, a niece Shanna Hastings and her husband Jamie, and two great-nephews, Cade and Bryce Hastings.
He is also survived by a dear and special friend, Emma Adkins of Seaford, DE, and many special friends and neighbors in his community.
Mr. Dennis had been a farmer throughout his life. He had also, for many years, been a supervisor at the Perdue Hatchery in Showell, MD.
A funeral service will be held on Wednesday at 11:00 AM at the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin. Pastor Eric Warner will officiate. Friends may call one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow in Riverside Cemetery in Libertytown. A donation in his memory may be made to the Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church, 35639 Mt. Hermon Rd. Pittsville, MD 21850.