Dennis Charles Pion

—  Dennis Charles Pion,  age 69, of Evart, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, June ,17,  2014, at Spectrum Health Butterworth Campus as a result of  accidental injuries.

Denny was born on June 3, 1945, in Big Rapids, the son of the late Helen and Charles Pion.

He is survived by his loving wife, Edna; children, Denise (Fred) Stingle, Robert Pion; his very special grandchildren, Dylan and Danielle Stingle, and Jason Pion, all of Grand Rapids; one brother, Larry Pion, of Big Rapids; an aunt; and many cousins, nieces and nephews. Denny is also survived by Edna's daughter and grandson; and her sisters and brother, who live far away, but despite the miles, Denny always showed his love and affection for them.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Sandra Otto; and a brother, Gary Trumble.

Denny worked on various oil rigs. He also was an owner and operator of C&D Trucking and worked for Conseco, selling insurance until retirement. Denny loved fishing, hunting and spending time with his family and friends. His children and grandchildren were his pride and joy.

Please join Denny's family for a memorial service celebrating his life at 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Sacred Heart Church, 9878 US-10 Evart, MI 49631. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Edna Pion.