Samuel “Sammy” Ray Dennis, age 52, of Holly, Kentucky, passed away Friday, Jan. 10, 2020 at his home surrounded by his family and friends.

Sammy was born on Sept. 3, 1967 in Grayson County, Kentucky, the son of Joyce “Mickey” Miller Dennis and the late Vernon Dennis.

He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Leandra Higdon Dennis; two daughters, Tasha Lindsey (Jullian) and Shi Whitman (Brandon), both of Leitchfield; a son, Calvin Dennis of Eveleigh; his mother, Joyce “Mickey” Dennis; and his mother-in-law, Ora Clements.

He was preceded in death by his father, Vernon Dennis.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020 at the Dermitt Funeral Home in Leitchfield with Bro. Ed Cockriel and Bro. Tommy Pendergest officiating. Burial was in the Holly Cemetery.

Visitation was at the Dermitt Funeral Home from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday and from 9 a.m. Tuesday until time of services.