William B. Denison

William B. Denison

Suffolk, VA
10.19.1938 - 04.29.2017
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William "Bill" Denison Sr. left this world to join his beloved wife Virginia "Ginny" Nell Denison in heaven on April 29, 2017 at Sentara Obici Hospital. Born in Connecticut, he was the son of the late Paul L. Denison and Charlotte G. Greene. Bill was a retired Longshoreman with ILA local 970 and a former Air Dale in the United States Navy. He had a love of boating, woodworking and ran Cypress Springs Farm OEE with his wife Ginny.


Survivors include his loving son Bill Denison Jr (Dory), daughters Dena (Turan) Tezel, Tracie (Kevin) Felgentreu; grandchildren Alexandra (Jason) Stoermann, Yasemin Tezel, Robi Erman (Chris), Alyssa, and Aaron Felgentreu; and two great grandchildren Dalton and Emmy; also a sister Barbara Denison, brothers Paul Denison and Walter Steen.


A memorial service will be held 4 PM, Saturday May 13, 2017 at R.W Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory, 509 W. Washington St. Suffolk, VA 23434.


Please join us for a celebration of life immediately following the memorial at 21483 Chestnut Ln, Zuni, VA 23898.


In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations be made in William's name to the American Heart Association 500 Plume St., #110 Norfolk, VA 23510 or the Alzheimer's Association 6350 Center Dr. #102 Norfolk, VA 23502.

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R.W. Baker & Co.
509 W. Washington St.
Suffolk, VA 23434
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We miss you a lot and I know your happy in heaven living out your dreams. I know we will see you again later in life and your memorial will be a day to look back at all the memories each of us had with you. Love you & miss you Grandpa

Alex & Jason Stoermann

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