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Dennis DeVault

July 11, 1941 — October 5, 2023

Dennis Robert DeVault, 82, of Sun City, Arizona, passed away peacefully on October 5, 2023.  

Born on July 11, 1941, in Abilene, Texas, he was raised in Tucson, Arizona where he attended Tucson High School and graduated from the University of Arizona. In 1959, he enlisted in the US Navy, serving aboard the USS Mahan until 1962 when he was honorably discharged and enlisted into the Reserves. Dennis spent his later years making the most of life with his partner Sandee Holiday. They lived and loved fully, enjoying adventures and travels together. 

He is preceded in death by his parents, Muriel Dorothy DeVault (Sutherland) and Robert Martin DeVault; as well as brother Bruce Martin DeVault. He is survived by his children, Kimberly Jo DeVault, 54, and Brian Douglas DeVault, 51.  

Dennis enjoyed genealogy, crossword puzzles, reading, dancing, pickleball, golf, bowling, and karaoke with friends. He was known for his authenticity, kindness, and humor, leaving an enduring impact on those fortunate enough to know him.  

Services will be held on Monday, November 6.  

11:30 am: Circle of Honor & Procession led by Patriot Guard Riders of Arizona 

Menke Funeral Home -12420 N 103rd Ave, Sun City, AZ 85351 (623) 979-6451  

1:30 pm: Military Honors & Internment 

National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona 

23029 N Cave Creek Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85024 

Funeral arrangements are handled by Menke Funeral home (623) 979-6451. 


In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Legion and/or the Patriot Guard Riders of Arizona. The family is especially grateful for the thoughtful care provided by Mountain View Hospice, AZ Life Assisted Living, and the Patriot Guard Riders, whose compassionate support helped guide Dennis through his peaceful journey

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Dennis DeVault, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Monday, November 6, 2023

11:30am - 2:30 pm (Mountain (no DST) time)

12420 N 103rd Ave, Sun City, AZ 85351

12420 North 103rd Avenue, Sun City, AZ 85351

Services will be held on Monday, November 6. 11:30 am: Circle of Honor & Procession led by Patriot Guard Riders of Arizona Menke Funeral Home -12420 N 103rd Ave, Sun City, AZ 85351 (623) 979-6451 1:15 pm: Military Honors & Internment National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona 23029 N Cave Creek Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85024 Funeral arrangements are handled by Menke Funeral home (623) 979-6451.

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