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Dennis Mills

November 13, 1954 — March 11, 2022

Dennis Lee Mills passed away suddenly March 11, 2022 in American Fork, Utah at the age of 67. Dennis bravely fought an aggressive cancer for the past few weeks. Dennis is beloved by all who knew him for his brilliant mind, gentle manner, kind words and great sense of humor. Dennis was born in Huntington Park, CA November 13, 1954 to Robert Mills and Rosalyn Dunbar.


After graduating John Glenn High School in 1972, Dennis attended BYU Provo where he gained a life-long love for BYU sports. Upon graduation, he began work for Motorola in 1982. Dennis was a pioneer in the field of communication engineering. Dennis leaves a legacy for years to come as his work is utilized and honored in many crucial locations including police and fire departments in San Diego and Los Angeles. He was recognized on many levels for his expertise and people skills throughout his 38 year career. WB6OIL was his amateur radio license.

Dennis was a pillar of the community, an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, and a great friend. Dennis served a mission for the church in 1973-75 in Italy. He was an Eagle Scout and served as scoutmaster as well as many other callings that he excelled in. Dennis was known as the fun uncle to his nieces and nephews who will dearly miss him. He also was an enthusiast of professional baseball and was always aware of the standings of all the teams.


Dennis is preceded in death by his loving mother, Rosalyn Dunbar Mills. Dennis is survived by Robert Mills (father), Jana Mills (sister), Timothy Mills (brother), Brad Hall (nephew), Denece Hall Allen (niece), TJ Mills (nephew), Tiffani Mills (niece), Teryl Mills Davis (niece), Tanea Mills (niece) and Trent Mills (nephew), as well as great nieces and nephews and many, many cousins that love him dearly. Dennis will be honored with a graveside funeral service which will be held Wednesday March 23, 2022 at the Upper Fairview Cemetery in Fairview, Utah. A brief gathering at 1:00 pm in Fairview at 131 E and 100 N. A procession caravan will drive to the cemetery with graveside services at 2 o’clock in the afternoon.

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Wednesday, March 23, 2022

Starts at 2:00pm (Mountain time)

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