OBITUARY

Denny Lee Drummond

March 17, 1970November 30, 2012

Denny Lee Drummond was born in Columbiana, Ohio and attended David Anderson High School in Lisbon, Ohio. Denny is the son of Russell and Lucille Drummond and brother to Richard Rupp. After high school, Denny enlisted in the United States Navy. Denny proudly served his country for six and a half years where he attained the rank of E-5, Petty Officer Second Class, as a construction mechanic in the SeaBees. Denny was assigned to bases in Illinois, Virginia, Washington and California and aboard the USS Carl Vinson. While in the military Denny met and married the love of his life, Amy Evans. Amy blessed Denny with two wonderful boys, Dakota, age 17 and Riley, age 11. In April 1998, Denny joined the California Highway Patrol. After graduating the CHP Academy, Denny was assigned to the Ventura Area then transferred to the Grapevine Inspection Facility and then finally, the Bakersfield Area. In addition to being a road patrol officer, Denny has worked numerous jobs including, commercial assignments, range officer, administration, training, vehicle inspector and drug recognition officer. Denny is survived by his wife Amy, two sons, Dakota and Riley, brother Richard and mother Lucille. Denny was a loving husband, father, brother, uncle and friend to many. Denny was all about family and putting his family and friends first before himself. Denny was always there if you needed a place to stay, a shoulder to lean on or just someone to listen. Denny was fun and outgoing and absolutely adored his kids. Denny loved music and was a musician at heart. He loved playing his guitar with Dakota. He helped coach youth football and enjoyed being outdoors. Denny was a wealthy man! Denny was wealthy with life and was surrounded with many people who loved and cared for him. “DD” you will be truly missed but we know you’re in a much better place where there is no more pain and suffering. You will always be in our hearts, we love you brother! A graveside service will be held at Hillcrest Memorial Park, Friday, December 7, at 12 noon followed by a Memorial Service at Valley Baptist Church at 2pm. A trust fund has been made to assist the Drummond family. Make checks payable to the Denny Drummond Fund, account #121629. Please mail your checks to, CAHP Credit Union, P.O. Box 276507, Sacramento, Ca. 95827.

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Graveside Service Friday, December 7, 2012
  • Memorial Service Friday, December 7, 2012

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Kelly Rose Stallard

December 9, 2012

Just last year I was at the reunion football game and the get togethers over that weekend. Hearing Denny talk about his family and life in CA was fantastic. The winning of his health battles inspiring. I am so sorry for the loss a wonderful guy. My thoughts and prayers go out to Amy and his boys.

Deanna Brummett

December 9, 2012

R.I.P. Denny. It was honor to work with you in the Ventura CHP office. My thoughts and prayers go out to your family during such a difficult time.

Jeannine Baughman-Wadsager

December 9, 2012

My thoughts and prayers go out to Amy and the boys at this time.

Linda Barkley

December 8, 2012

I am so honored to know and be related to such a great man. I have many good memories of you, Denny Lee. I love you, cousin. May you Rest In Peace.
Amy and the Boys, Always cherish your memories . You have one awesome guardian angel with you every step of the way.
Love and Hugs.
Linda Barkley

December 8, 2012

Denny Lee, I keep rereading the letters you wrote me. I keep wiping the tears away. You were one great guy. I still can't believe youre gone. As I said to you each time, i love you my dear cousin. You will always be in my heart and you will Always be Denny Lee to me. :)
Amy and boys, treasure the memories and remember No matter where you go, he is always with you. Hugs and Much Love to you all.

Joe & Tara Rzucidlo

December 8, 2012

Our deepest thoughts and prayers are with you and your children. May God comfort your hearts.

Christopher Safford

December 8, 2012

I am having a hard time coming up with the right words to say, probably because there are none! You will be missed! In time, I pray that your family will find peace in their hearts.

Shirley Hofer

December 7, 2012

Amy,Dakota,Riley
Denny was a classmate of my son, John Hofer. They played football together. John was killed in 1989. I can picture John and Denny playing football now, together again!
Remember the good times. Memories will get you through. Love, Shirley Hofer

Barbara and Greg Reed

December 7, 2012

Know that you and your family will remain in our hearts forever, rest in peace, Dear Soul.

linda donnalley

December 7, 2012

I will miss you Denny. You will never be.forgotten.