Dennett, Lyle

October 25, 1926 - July 4, 2016

CaptureDENNETT, William “Lyle” Henry – With saddened hearts we announce the passing of William Henry “Lyle” Dennett on Monday, July 4, 2016 at Bluewater Health – C.E.E. Site, Petrolia at the age of 89. He was a lifelong resident of the Brigden area and enjoyed the history of his community. Beloved husband of Dorothy (Prosak) for 66 years. Loving father of Linda (Joe) Gibbs of Sarnia. Cherished grandfather of Jennifer (Paul) Kells and Dan Gibbs. Sadly missed by his great-grandchildren Alanah, Ben and Sam who added much richness to his later life. Survived by special cousins from the Dennett side of the family and several nieces and nephews. Lyle worked in construction and building for many years and was a Building Superintendent for Rankin Construction. His passion was woodworking making “Lyle’s Toys”.

Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden on Sunday, July 10, 2016 from 1-4 pm.

Funeral service will be held Monday, July 11, 2016 at 11:00 am from the funeral home. Rev. Sandra Fogarty officiating. Interment to follow at Bear Creek Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Kidney Foundation or Alzheimer’s Society.


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  1. Dear Linda
    Our thoughts and prayers go out to you . Will miss his humour at fish fry at Leigh’s . He could speak without speaking – lol.
    Life will never be the same for you. But if you can go into your heart in those hard or sad times you will definitely feel him . He is continuing his guiding you but now as an Angel on your shoulder. Hold onto all those special memories . Feel our hugs
    Randy , Sherry and Michael Whiting xoxox 💕🌟💕🌟💕🌟💕

  2. Linda & Joe,
    Sorry to hear of your dad’s passing Linda. I know how dedicated you were to both your parents with all your love and support that you gave them all these years, especially when they were not well. It takes a very strong person to keep going the way you did. I am thinking of you at this time or sadness for you.
    Gail & Alan

  3. Linda, Joe and family. So sorry to hear of Lyle’s passing. Such a talented, kind hearted man. Will certainly be missed by many. Les will certainly miss his “go to person” to solve any wood related problems and his Sunday morning coffee buddy. RIP Lyle. Thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Les and Alice May

  4. Ron and I want you to know Linda that our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this sad time in the loss of your Dad. Lyle was a great community man that everyone knew. I know that I have many memories over the years of teasing laughing and many stories. Take care Linda and know we are thinking of you. Ron and Jackie Atmore.

  5. Linda &Joe.condolences from Liz & l. I will miss him teasing me & swinging his cane at me..I guess I teased too.There are plenty of fond memories

  6. Sorry to hear of Lyle’s passing. Remembering many happy visits with Linda, and Lyle’s teasing at the supper table! Bruce enjoyed his coffee shop visits.
    Cherish your memories

  7. Sincere condolences to Linda, Joe and family on the passing of your Dad Linda.
    Dolores Trevail

  8. A big hug to you Linda and your family. Serving Lyle was always my first smile of the day. Very talented man with wood. I have a beautiful picture he has done that I will cherish for ever. So many laughs, and talks.

  9. So sorry to hear about the passing of your Dad Linda. Frank & I thought he was such a talented good man who loved his westerns. He will be missed in our community. Another great one gone. May God Bless you and your family.sincerely , Leslie & Frank Vye

  10. Linda we are praying for you and your family at this time. Your Dad was a great guy and will be sadly missed.
    Doug & Margaret Thomson

  11. Linda and family. I always liked your Dad even though it has been a very long time since I have seen him. My Condolences to all of you
    Pam Calder (was Gibbs)

  12. Linda Joe, and family, our heartfelt sympathies of the passing of your Dad. He will be truly missed. Sweetpea and I shared a lot of laughs together, and also some talks Linda. I will always treasure those moments. Love to all. Bill and Shirley

  13. Donna and Don wish to express to the family our deepest sympathy on the passing of Lyle. A talented man, and a good neighbour for many years.

  14. Please know, Linda and family, that my thoughts are with you at this very sad and painful time. May you find your strength and peace in the many good memories you have of your amazing father.

  15. Linda, Joe and family, please know we’re thinking of you. Hope you will find peace knowing your dad is not suffering any more and that you were an amazing daughter xxxooo
    Marie & Rich

  16. From the Whitman Family, we would like to express our condolences to all the members of Lyle’s family.
    Ron and Nancy Whitman