WAYLAND, MI - Charles “CJ” Albert Dennis, Jr. of Wayland died on December 22, 2019 in Wyoming, at age 26 after battling an illness.
He was born in Grand Rapids on December 3, 1993. He graduated from Thornapple Kellogg School in Middleville, in 2012. He was working at Bradford White.
CJ was a writer who loved animals, especially his cat, listening to music, watching scary movies and target shooting. Most of all he loved being with his family and friends.
CJ was preceded in death by his grandparents, David Winquest, Gloria and Victor Dennis, and uncle John Winquest.
He is survived by his mother, Brenda (Loren) McVay; father, Charles (Christine) Dennis; brother, Adam McVay; sister, Amber McVay; step-brother, Joshua (Jen) McVay; step-sister, Brooke (Gordi) Wiest; grandmothers, Mary Winquest and Pamaler Dennis; uncle, Larry Dennis; aunt, Ann (Jeff) Junge, and many nephews, nieces and cousins.
A Celebration of Life service will held be on January 4, 2020 at Thornapple Valley Church 2750 M-43, Hastings, MI 49058 at 11 a.m. with visitation one-hour prior and luncheon to follow.
Contributions can be made to NEPHCure at https://nephcure.org/.
Arrangements by Girrbach Funeral Home. To leave online condolences visit www.girrbachfuneralhome.net.