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Dennis James Overly

Born: Fri., Sep. 18, 1959
Died: Mon., Aug. 26, 2019


3:00 PM to 5:00 PM, Sat., Aug. 31, 2019
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Sat., Aug. 31, 2019
Location: William F. Young Funeral Home

Funeral Service

8:00 PM Sat., Aug. 31, 2019
Location: William F. Young Funeral Home

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Dennis James Overly, age 59, of Butler passed away Monday, August 26, 2019 at Chicora Medical Center following a brief and courageous battle with cancer.

Dennis was born September 18, 1959 he was the son of the late Lloyd Dempsey Overly, Sr. and the late Virginia Krepps Overly. Dennis was a proud veteran of the United States Air Force and a member of the American Legion Post 243 in West Sunbury.  In the Air Force he developed his skills as a painter.  Dennis later used these skills to which he devoted much of his life to a career as an industrial painter.  Dennis was an avid Pittsburgh sports fan and an incredibly talented “handy man”, who could fix of build anything.  Dennis took pride in his work and he was a dedicated family man.

Dennis is survived by his wife, Betty Beggs Overly, whom he married March 21, 1987.  He raised three children, Nicole Mack of Butler, Stephanie(Neal)Skibicki of West Sunbury and Crystal(Brian)Neville of Greer, SC.  Dennis also had six grandchildren, Haley, Dustin, Jocelyn, Kendall, Lily and Olivia, and one great grandchild, Brandan, who were his pride and joy.  Dennis is also survived by his three sisters, Deborah(Ronald)Campbell of Karns City, Donna Mitchell of Slippery Rock and Marcy(Michael)Thomas of Tacoma WA and five brothers, Douglas(Sherry)Overly of Boyers, Rick(Becky)Overly of Butler, Dean(Ronda)Overly of Harrisville, Brian(Valerie)Overly of Slippery Rock and Shawn(Tanya)Overly of Boyers. Dennis is also survived by James Mack, whom Dennis considered a son and close friend.

Dennis had an infectious sense of humor and will be loved and missed by many.

Dennis is preceded in death by his parents as well as his brother, Lloyd “Dempsey ”Overly, Jr. and his nephew, Jason Overly.

Viewing for Dennis Overly will be at the William F. Young Funeral Home, 132 Main Street, West Sunbury on Saturday August, 31, 2019 from 3 to 5 and 6 to 8.  A funeral service will follow at 8:00 P.M.

Burial will be private.

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Caleb Marshall
   Posted Sat August 31, 2019
Dennis was a wonderful, kind man and an outstanding father. I am very thankful to have known him, and grieve with his family from his absence.

Garry and Sue Overly
   Posted Mon September 02, 2019
So sorry for your whole families loss. Prayers for comfort and healing for all.

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