He was preceded in death by his father, Carl Perdue, and his mother, Becky Ricketts.
He served in the National Guard in the U. S. Army. Dennis owned and operated Blacksburg Guttering for many years until his retirement in September 2019.
He is survived by his wife, Peggy Perdue; a son and daughter-in-law, Rusty and Jennifer Carter; a daughter and son-in-law, Kimberly and John Tamminen; grandchildren Adrianna Phillips, Tyler Bray, Savannah Gautier, and Isaac Carter, who were the light of his life; great-grandchildren Elizabeth Gautier, Tristan Phillips, and Camden Phillips, brothers and sister-in-law, Carl and Nancy Oliver, Rickey Ricketts, and Larry Ray Ricketts; a sister, Susan Forsyth; lifelong special friends, Dennis (Red-eye) Moore and Bill Pack; and special pets Brandy, Cookie, and Sammie.
Funeral services were conducted Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021, at 11 a.m. in the McCoy Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Paul Stover officiating. Interment followed in the Birchlawn Burial Park, Pearisburg. The family received friends Wednesday evening at the McCoy Funeral Home, 150 Country Club Dr. SW, Blacksburg.