Dennis Clyde McCartney, 84, Topeka, passed away Friday, December 24, 2021.
He was born April 27, 1937, in Smith County, Kansas, the son of Ralph and Evelyn (Arbuckle) McCartney. He attended Mount Hope School and graduated from East High High School in Wichita. He graduated from Wichita State University and later the University of Kansas with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. Dennis later enlisted and proudly served in the Kansas Air National Guard.
Dennis was a mechanical engineer for the state department of Economic Development. Later he became a realtor for Coldwell Banker as well as working for Alpha Roofing.
He was a Gideon, served on the Topeka Board of Realtors, and was a Full Gospel Businessman. Dennis served on multiple mission trips all over the world and was a counselor and later grandpa at Royal Family Kids Camp.
He loved Jesus, his wife, family, friends and strangers. He was a country boy who worked hard and enjoyed hunting and the outdoors. He will be greatly missed.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara J. (Bartsch) McCartney; two daughters, Maria (Aaron) Hoffman, and Kathy (Ron) Doyle; siblings, Loral (Anita) McCartney, Kenneth (Rose Marie) McCartney, and Cheri (Jerry) Dey; 11 grandchildren, Austin (Kayla), Addison, Zuzu, Adam, Alexander, Andrew, Zinovi, Ashton, Pazio, Zivia, and Zavali; and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services will be 1:00pm Tuesday, January 4, 2022 at Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Berryton, KS. A visitation will be from 6-8pm Monday, January 3, 2022 at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Gideons International, P.O. Box 4223, Topeka, KS 66604.
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