Dennis Earl Grimsley, 56, of Starks, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 6, at West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital in Sulphur. 
Born on July 23, 1959 in Alexandria, La. He lived in Starks for a time and lived previously in Deweyville and Beaumont.  He worked as a musician.  Dennis was of the Baptist faith and he enjoyed fishing, playing music and singing.
 
Dennis is preceded in death by his mother in law, Mable Bass; sister in law, Wanda Hyatt; grandmother, Lula Morales and his aunt, Ruth Broom. 
Those who will most cherish his memory are his wife of 32 years, Connie Grimsley of Starks; daughters, Shonda Bradley and boyfriend, John of Little Cypress, Amanda Tompkins and husband, Jody of Singer, La, Rebecca Goodson and husband, Rockey of LaPorte and Carla Wofford and husband, Wes of Bauxite, Ar.; son, Scotty Lee Frazier of Deweyville; mother, Jean Walters and husband, Tim of Grandbury; sister, Kim Jenkins of Fort Worth; aunt, Shirley Peltier of Port Neches; dear friends, Audrey Rice of Orange and Pam Barks of Starks; seven grandchildren, Daniel Frazier, Victoria Bradley, Austin Bradley, Jasmine Frazier, Isabella Tompkins, Aiden Tompkins and Ethan Tompkins.  Dennis is also survived by his nieces, nephews and extended family.
 
Services to remember and honor Dennis’s life will be at 2:00 P.M. Saturday, Oct. 10, in the Chapel of Dorman Funeral Home in Orange with the Rev. Tony Pittman with the Oak Meadows Community Worship Center in Pasadena, officiating. 
A gathering of Dennis’s family and friends will be from 5:00-9:00 P.M. Friday at the funeral home.  Cremation will be held following services. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to assist the family with final expenses. 
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.dormanfuneralhome.com.