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Dennis Haynes

August 10, 1947 — January 30, 2023

Dennis Bradford Haynes of Vestavia, AL passed away Jan. 30, 2023. He was born in Spartanburg, SC on August 10, 1947. He is preceded in death by his mother, Doris Garrett Haynes. He is survived by his father, Clarence Bookter Haynes, sister Rose Haynes Watkins, brother Ronald Gordon (Judy) Haynes; sons Thomas Bradford Haynes, Brian Edward (Amy) Haynes & Matthew Chace Haynes; Grandsons Galen, Nathan, & Davis Haynes; Nephew Grant Haynes, & Niece Monica Haynes Hartman; grandnieces & grandnephews. To family & friends, he was affectionately known as “Big D.”

Dennis grew up in Birmingham, graduated from Hewitt Trussville High School, & was an Eagle Scout. He received a Bachelor of Aviation Management from Auburn University & was a member of Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity. He held the honor of being the first Auburn Head Cheerleader to use a microphone centerfield at football games. He continued his love of Auburn through participation in the Greater Birmingham Auburn Club.

Dennis received a Master’s of Business Administration from Samford University. He was a long-time employee of Southern Company Services. He was a 25 year member of Shades Mountain Baptist Church. He was an avid golfer & enjoyed many hours on the golf course with friends. He was a founding member of Riverchase Country Club. His enduring friendships with college friends & his love, Linda Geiss, were a testament to his kindness & fun loving nature. Dennis was known for his great sense of humor.

The family will receive friends on Friday, Feb. 3, from 10-11:00 a.m. at the Conference Center at Shades Mountain Baptist Church with a service celebrating his life following at 11  a.m. with Pastor Danny Wood officiating.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Greater Bham Auburn Club Scholarship Fund at thegbac.org or mailed to GBAC, PO Box 660526, Birmingham, AL 35266, payable to GBAC Donor Society.

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Friday, February 3, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am

Shades Mountain Baptist Church

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Friday, February 3, 2023

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Shades Mountain Baptist Church

AL

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