Dennis Dale "Denny" Boston

April 7, 1968 - November 13, 2012

Dennis Dale “Denny” Boston, age 44, of Allen, Texas, passed away November 13, 2012, in Allen.  Denny was born April 7, 1968, in Marshalltown, Iowa, to Dale Elbert and Deanna Kay (Minnich) Boston.  He grew up in Iowa where he graduated from Marshalltown High School in 1986.  Denny enlisted in the United States Navy where he served his country for four years.  He most recently worked for the North Texas Tollway Authority as a roadway supervisor.  Denny enjoyed weightlifting and riding his Harley.

He is survived by his children, Vanessa Marie Boston of Arlington, Texas, Maxwell Connor Sugrue of Plano, Texas, Devan Boston of Spotsylvania, Virginia, and Nicole Leeann Sugrue also of Plano; parents, Dee and Dale Boston of Russellville, Arkansas; sisters, Wendy Shetler and husband, Daniel of McKinney, Texas and Shay Evans and husband, Kevin of Louisville, Kentucky; brother, Steve Goettsch and wife, Christina of Van Alstyne, Texas; and a host of other loving family and friends.

A memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m., on Monday, November 19, 2012, at First Baptist Church of Melissa, Texas.  An inurnment, with military honors, will be held at Dallas-Ft. Worth National Cemetery in Dallas, Texas, on Tuesday, November 20, 2012, at 11:15. a.m.

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Dennis, I am just finding out today that you have gone on to meet the Lord. I am so sadden to hear, you always greeted me with a smile. I knew when you came to see me, you needed my assistance, and it was my pleasure. My prayer is that God has his arms wrapped around you and that you have found peace that passes all understanding. My prayers also goes out to your family, but I know that God will sustain them in their great sorrows. Gloria Dodson, November 27, 2012 Denny, I will miss you watching you walk in late to our family holiday gatherings. Most of all, I will miss seeing you in the hallway at church and having you sit by us during the service. Love you. Christina Goettsch, November 20, 2012 One of my most memorable dates . . . Dennis braved my homemade dinner and accompanied me to a YoungLife fundraiser, where we laughed and sang praises to our Savior together. What a sweet spirit and generous man! Blessings of peace to his family. Paige Reno, November 20, 2012 My thoughts and prayers go to Denny's family. Denny and I had a lot of fun working together at Hy-Vee. He was a fun co-worker and good friend. He always knew how to put a smile on my face. May you rest in peace Denny. God Bless the Boston family. Rita Hitchings Barnes, November 19, 2012 Dee, Dale, Wendy, and Steve, and all Denny's family. Denny was a "one and only" We have so many memories of Denny's growing up years. May God give you all peace and comfort in these difficult days. I'm sure God has him in his care and freeing him of any problems. Sympathy from Sue, Scott, and Stan Settle as his companions in their growing up years. Arlene Kremer, November 19, 2012 It greatly saddened my heart to hear of Dennis' passing. My condolences and prayers go out to his family and children. I will always remember his smile and the way he loved to banter back and forth for some of the employees at NTTA. Cheryl Dunlap, November 19, 2012 Denny, you will be greatly missed by many more people than you realize. I hope that you can now find peace and comfort in your life. I will never forget your infectuous smile, your laugh and a personality that made everyone smile. R.I.P. Denny! Joel Hunzelman, November 19, 2012 You will be so missed by everyone. We had some really great times together while working at Hy-Vee. You will always be in my heart and thoughts until we meet again. I love you Denny "B". Sheila L Henchal, November 19, 2012 I will miss my friend from the tollway. He helped me so many times. I only wish that I could have helped him. His passing is a great loss as he touched so many lives. My prayers go out to his family. Dennis will be missed. Donald C Edwards, November 19, 2012 Just thought I shared this, Dennis was my supervisor at NTTA. I do remember he's go getter spirit. Thanks Dennis I never got to thank you for the push I needed. May you rest in peace and god bless your children. Alfred Chavez, November 18, 2012 Wes and I are so very sorry and have this family in our hearts and prayers. We both attended JR.HIGH and HIGH SCHOOL with Dennis and feel his life should be celebrated. Susan Lynne Ottilie-VanLaw, November 18, 2012 May God hold you and your family tight right now...prayers to you at this time... Jill Dauschmidt Vierregger -class of '87, November 17, 2012 I worked with Dennis at the NTTA. Dennis was very driven. I am praying for his family that the Lord will give you strength during this time and going forward. Dennis will be missed and remembered. GOD BLESS YOU ALL. Floyd M. Spencer, November 17, 2012 Dee and family. We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Jon and Michele Whitesell, November 17, 2012 I am very sorry for the loss of Mr. Boston. The bible gives us a hope for our love ones sleeping in death. At John 5:28 tells us “Do not marvel at this, because the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out.” May the God of comfort Jehovah give your family the comfort that you need. Lucy Peterson, November 17, 2012 Dennis Boston was my Supervisor, he will always be remembered as a go-getter, directed, unafraid of anyone or anything, determined to get the job done, to succeed; he wanted to win! He taught me how to be fearless but to still have a heart. I am sorry, my deepest condolences to the family for his loss. A consoling thought: Dennis IS in a better place. David N Delay, November 16, 2012 "Boston" you will truly be missed. Not on a co-worker but also a friend. May you rest in peace. My condolences go out to the family. Chad Wess, November 16, 2012 Denny was a great mentor to me in football. Always giving good advice and encouragement. Denny, I thank you and God Speed. RIP Russ Horner, November 16, 2012 Dennis was my supervisor when I went to work at NTTA he turned out to be a good friend. You will be missed my friend RIP. My The Lord be with your family during this time of loss Gary Davis, November 16, 2012 Denny was one of the sweetest human beings God ever created. May his compassion and support for others be his legacy. We knew Denny from high school and played football together. May he be at peace and may the grace of God comfort Denny's family Bridget and Brian Canaday , November 16, 2012 Vanessa, Max,Devan and Nicole I am so sorry for the loss of your dad. Your dad was a great man and friend, he was so proud of all of you. May god wrap his arms around you and comfort you all during this difficult time. Mindy Waldon, November 16, 2012 My thoughts and prayers go out to Denny's family, he was loved by many and will sadly be missed. Penny Berry, November 16, 2012 Denny! I pray for you and your family, my friend. Your presence is greatly missed. Thank you for your service. Be at peace, and God be with you. Steve Gus, November 16, 2012 I met you a few years back and was impressed with your fun spirit and great personality and it saddens me that we only kept in touch through Facebook. I could see how much you loved your family. It saddens me that you are gone because I have lost a sweet friend but mostly because your kids have lost a wonderful dad. Rest in peace my friend.. Wendy Lawrence, November 16, 2012 I pray for peace now for you Denny for whatever was weighing so heavily on your heart, mind and soul is now lifted. You will be missed - I pray too for peace for your friends and family! RIP my old friend. Mary Gilchrist Anderson, November 16, 2012 My deepest thoughts and prayers go out to Denny's family. He will always be remembered for his kind spirit and his love of his family. May he rest in peace and riding his Harley in Heaven. Tami Krough, November 16, 2012 Denny our hearts are broken you left us so early. Knowing you are at peace in heaven is our comfort. May you rest in peace my friend. Pam Schwers, November 16, 2012 I can't come say good-bye to you, but I want you to know that I have cherished your friendship for the last 40 years. I will always remember you and love you till the day I see you again in heaven. Until then I will miss you terribly. I love you Denny, love DiDi Somers, November 16, 2012