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Dennis Ray Redkey

March 12, 1957 — May 11, 2024

Port Arthur

Dennis Ray Redkey, a beloved member of the community, passed away on Saturday, May 11, 2024, at the age of 67, at Harbor Hospice of Beaumont. Dennis was born on March 12, 1957, in Port Arthur, Texas. His warm presence and kind nature touched the lives of many.

Dennis Ray Redkey, a mechanical technician known for his exceptional skills. Throughout his career, Dennis excelled as a mechanical technician, showcasing dedication and proficiency in all he did. His expertise in the field was unparalleled, earning him respect and admiration from colleagues and clients alike.
 
 Beyond his professional achievements, Dennis was a man of many endearing qualities. Described as loving, caring, humble, softhearted, and sentimental, he touched the lives of all who had the pleasure of knowing him. His straightforward honesty and strong opinions were balanced by a laid-back demeanor that endeared him to many.
 
 Dennis found immense joy in simple pleasures. His love for NASCAR and baseball was evident to all who knew him. In his leisure time, he could often be found fishing, playing pool, or tinkering with mechanical projects - pursuits that brought him both relaxation and fulfillment.
 
 Above all else, Dennis treasured his role as a father. His children were the center of his world; their happiness and well-being being his greatest sources of pride and joy.
 
 Dennis was preceded in death by his loving parents, Dorcas Ellen (Merrill) and Fred "Dutch" Redkey. He is survived by a legacy of love through his children, Misty Wenger and husband Warren of Nederland, Texas; Amber Neal and husband Jeremy of Gonzales, Louisiana; Ryan Redkey and wife Kaylee of Nederland, Texas; Joshua Redkey and wife Kaiti of Kingsport, Tennessee; Michael Redkey of Tipton, Michigan; and Christian Redkey of Tipton, Michigan. He also leaves behind eleven grandchildren and one great-grandchild who will cherish his memory forever.
 
 In addition to his children and grandchildren, Dennis is survived by his brother, Fred Redkey and wife Sherri of Anahuac, Texas; as well as his sisters, Carol Berryman of Port Neches, Texas; and Cathy Foreman and husband Thomas of Port Neches, Texas; and numerous nieces and nephews. His family members were dear to him, and he will be deeply missed by all who knew him.
 
 A visitation in memory of Dennis Ray Redkey will be held on Tuesday, May 14th from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM at Melancon Levingston Funeral Home in Nederland. Following the visitation will be a Memorial Service starting at 5:00 PM to honor the life and cherished memories of Dennis.

In honoring Dennis Ray Redkey's memory, let us celebrate a life well-lived; one characterized by hard work, love for family, loyalty to friends, and a passion for all things mechanical. May he rest in peace knowing that he was cherished by many and that his legacy will live on in the hearts of those who knew him best.
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