Dennis Edwin Greenwood

Dennis Edwin Greenwood, 57, of Dayton, Texas passed away on Thursday, November 5, 2020. He was born on October 10, 1963, in Chisago City, Minnesota to Wesley E. Greenwood and Elnor I. Hartzmann. He worked as a Barge Captain for many years at Moran Towing Corporation until he was no longer able to work. He always kept busy doing things like mowing, fishing or even lounging around in his pool while drinking a cold Bloody Mary. He always put his family first and enjoyed family gatherings with everyone. Dennis will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Wesley and Elnor Greenwood.

Dennis is survived by his wife, Susan Greenwood; sons, Phillip Greenwood and Wesley Greenwood; daughters, Memorie Greenwood, Christina Lonon, and Donna Morris; brother, Delbert Greenwood; sisters, Debbie Holmberg, Renee Johnson, and Leslie Greenwood; several grandchildren; and a host of extended family and friends.

A Celebration of Dennis’s Life will be held on Saturday, November 21, 2020. For more details please reach out to the family.

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Before creating Bluebonnet News in 2018, Vanesa Brashier was a community editor for the Houston Chronicle/Houston Community Newspapers. During part of her 12 years at the newspapers, she was assigned as the digital editor and managing editor for the Humble Observer, Kingwood Observer, East Montgomery County Observer and the Lake Houston Observer, and the editor of the Dayton News, Cleveland Advocate and Eastex Advocate. Over the years, she has earned more than two dozen writing awards, including Journalist of the Year.


  1. We are all so sorry to hear about Dennis. He was a very dedicated & hard worker that contributed to the success of the Moran company. He will be missed by many co-workers.
    He and his family are in our thoughts & prayers.
    God bless, Tom

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