He was born July 31, 1949, in Terre Haute, the son of Raymond and Ethel Farrimond Creasey. He attended Wiley High School. Dennis proudly served his country during Vietnam in the U.S. Marine Corp. He served two tours beginning in 1969.
On July 14, 1976, he married Margaret Dalech Brown. Dennis was a loving father to her sons and a devoted husband. He worked as a plate maker for Bemis Corp. for more than 39 years. He was a member of the NRA and the VFW in West Terre Haute. He enjoyed hunting, the Chicago Bears football team and drag racing. He helped his grandson build a drag racer and he was very proud of their team effort. He also enjoyed traveling, especially to New Orleans, Key West and Disney World.
He was preceded in death by his father Raymond Creasey, his mother Ethel Creasey Hughes and stepfather Gordon Hughes.
Survivors include his wife Marg Creasey, Brazil, sons Michael Brown, Richard Brown (Cindy), both of Brazil, and David Brown (Linda), West Terre Haute, four grandchildren Brian Brown, Dustin Brown (Stephanie), Jessica Smith (Adam) and Brandy Burris (Tracee), two great-grandchildren Bailey Elizabeth Brown and Abigail Nicole Burris, three sisters Alice Marie Slack (Bob), Brazil, and Karen Causey and Lori Wycoff, all of Terre Haute, several nieces and nephews and other extended family.
Services will be held Saturday, at 1 p.m., at French Funeral Home, with Rev. Ernie Rush officiating. Burial will follow at Calcutta Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, from 4-8 p.m., and again Saturday prior to services.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Heart Association or to the Marine Corp Toys for Tots.
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