Cover photo for Dennis LeRoy Taylor Sr.'s Obituary
1957 Dennis 2024

Dennis LeRoy Taylor Sr.

December 31, 1957 — January 6, 2024

Cheyenne, Wyoming


Dennis, 66, was born 31 Dec 1957 in Klamath Falls, Oregon to Kenneth Lee Taylor and MaryAnn Shields. He passed away peacefully on 6 January 2024 in Cheyenne, Wyoming.

He enjoyed restoring older vehicles and panning for gold. He was in the Marines and then became a trim carpenter and worked on bridges. He was simply known as ‘Opie’, to many.

Dennis was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Charlie Miller, his sister Brenda, grandson Ethan, and great grandson Caison.

Dennis is survived by son Dennis Jr. (OJ) and daughter Bobbi Jo, grandsons Cainen, Marc, Jayden, and Joey, granddaughters Vanessa, Phoenix, Annette, Rebecca, Brooklyn, and Zoey, great grandsons Drayden, Emmett, Jaxson, Ryder, and one due in April, great granddaughters Emirra and Raelynn, and sisters Corina, Debbie, and Penny.

“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.”

A memorial service is being planned for a future date. 

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