Dennis Paul Ericksen, age 69, of Lapoint, passed away October 4, 2021, from a stroke.
He was born March 5, 1952, in Murray, to Paul Ericksen and Beth Talbot Ericksen. He married his soul mate and true love, Melissa G. Kynaston on June 29, 2005.
Dennis was an honest, loyal and hard working man who loved his family more than anything. He always had a smart comment and made everyone laugh, he kept Melissa on her toes! He had a deep love for the mountains, camping, fishing, traveling and spending time with his family. He loved working with his hands with leather, wood and metal. He was a welder/fabricator and drummer. He retired after 20 years with the Uintah County Sheriff’s Office in corrections.
Dennis is survived by his wife, Melissa Ericksen; sons, Dustin (Brianne) Ericksen, Dain Walkup; 2 grandchildren, Alexander and Kristen Ericksen.
He will be met in Heaven by his deceased wife, Gail Moore Ericksen, his loving parents, grandparents and 3 of his best friends, David Ericksen, John Reese and David Kynaston. He will be missed and loved forever by all those who knew him.
There will be a viewing and visitation on Friday from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the Hullinger Mortuary.
Following those services, there will be cremation