Dennis (Denny) Mansfield, 63, of Branchland WV went home to heaven to be united with loved ones on January 23rd, 2021.
Denny was born on June 1st, 1957 in Defiance Ohio. He was the son of Jenene Beutler and the late Clifford Mansfield.
Proceeding in his death is his maternal grandparents Irene and Sylvester Dulle. His paternal grandparents Albert and Helen Mansfield. As well as his step father Robert Beutler.
Those left to honor and cherish his memory is his loving wife of 34 years, Jean Mansfield. Denny was the proud father of Cindy (Mike) Pence. He had two brothers, Rick (Mary) Mansfield and Bobby (Robin) Mansfield. He will also be missed by his grandchildren, Lacy Vance and Jackson Pence. He was an avid dog dad. He treated his dogs like they were his own kids.
Denny was a family man, he loved vacationing with them. Not to mention, he could spend hours swapping stories with his daughter. Those who know Denny, know that he was a die hard Ohio State and Pittsburgh Steelers fan. If he wasn't cheering on his favorite teams, he was fishing.
Denny grew up in Defiance Ohio. He graduated Defiance High School and went on to serve in the United States Navy. He served from 1979-1985. He was honored to served his country as a Petty Officer First Class (E-6) and a Electronic Warfare Technician. Denny was a proud paramedic and was employed by Jan Care.
It is hard to sum up the life of a man that will forever be a hero to his family. His humor and drive to help people will live on through his daughter and grandchildren. Denny without a doubt will be missed by the people who's life he has touched. The family would like to thank Denny's co workers at Jan Care for their overwhelming support. Not to mention the endless support from family and friends during this tragic time.
Funeral services will be held at the McGhee-Handley Funeral home on January 26th. Visitation will be held at 1pm; Funeral services will be conducted at 2pm. Burial will follow at the Franklin Cemetery. Honorary pallbearers will be Direl Baker; Charlie Mullins; Mike Pence; Melvin Shanteau; Rick Mansfield; Jamie Clevenger.