Dennis Arthur Jordan, age 86, formerly of New Port Richey, passed peacefully on Sunday, January 31, 2021 with family. Dennis was born June 14, 1934 in Detroit, MI to Arthur and Edna (Rennox) Jordan. He was a graduate of Holy Redeemer High School in Detroit. After graduating, Dennis enlisted in the Coast Guard where he served from 1953 to 1961. Dennis worked for Wayne County Road Commission for 25 years as a land surveyor. After retiring, he moved to New Port Richey, FL, and went to work for Michels & Lundquist Funeral Home.
In 1994, Dennis married Eleanor “Jean” Rothero. They enjoyed many years of traveling, including a trip to England where she was born. Dennis enjoyed bowling and golf. He was a member of the Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus. In 2017, Dennis moved to Nevada, MO to be closer to family. He enjoyed country life and camping, and the company of his new friends.
Dennis is survived by one sister, Mary Jo Berger of Michigan; one son, Timothy (Vicki) Jordan of Missouri; one daughter, Kathryn (Curtis) Hall of Oklahoma; nine grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; two great great grand children; and many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, wife Eleanor, and two sisters, Joyce and Katie.
His wishes were to be placed with his beloved Jean in the warm Florida sunshine. A memorial service will be held March 25, 2021 at 10:30am with Pastor John Fitts at Meadowlawn Memorial Gardens.