Dennis Kent Tooms


Dennis Kent Tooms
Dennis Kent Tooms

Dennis Kent Tooms, 54, of Amarillo, TX passed away on August 31, 2022.

Services will be at 2:00 P.M., Wednesday, September 7, 2022, in the Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel with Jimmy and Kim Witcher officiating. Burial will be at Llano Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

Dennis was born in Borger, TX on October 10, 1967, to Phyllis and Kent Tooms. He graduated from Amarillo High School and went on to attend Baylor University where he received his bachelor’s degree in finance. Dennis was commissioned as a Lieutenant into the United States Air Force and served at Shaw Air Force Base in Sumter, SC, and Kirtland Air Force Base in Albuquerque, NM. He worked in Seattle, WA for Boeing as a project financial analyst.

Dennis grew up working at Beebe Lumber Company alongside his family.

Dennis was preceded in death by his father, Kent Tooms.

He is survived by his parents, Phyllis and Parker Beebe; siblings, Cynthia Braddy, Shelly Bridges and husband Terry, Ronn Beebe, and Paul Beebe; many nieces, nephews, cousins; and countless friends.

14 Replies to “Dennis Kent Tooms”

  1. Dennis and I were in AFROTC at Baylor together. I just saw a notice in the “In Memoriam” section of Baylor Magazine. Dennis was a good friend, an outstanding cadet, and I’m certain he was a fine USAF Officer.

  2. I always remember Dennis hand his big smile and his sweet countenance at Beebe Lumber Company, Inc. Many times that I walked in, he was very busy working and checking in making sure everything was in order. and then very friendly Such a good man and raised by such a good mama and a good stepfather, Parker. They truly exemplified what it means to care for your own. Even talking to him during his last days he still was trying so hard to be positive and upbeat and trying to do everything he possibly could to preserve his life.

  3. We love your family and lifting you all in our prayers!! Dennis was blessed to be surrounded by so much love. I’m sure he’s dancing in heaven❤️

    Love you all, Merritt and Pamela Vaughn

  4. At the Credit Union I looked forward to seeing Dennis he was so sweet and we talked a lot.. He will be deeply missed by me and the entire Credit Union.. Our prayers go out to your family…

  5. Dearest Phyllis ..Parker and family.. sending heartfelt sympathy and prayers to each of you. Phyllis the constant love you gave to Dennis reflected in his life. Your Motherly love was of the purest form. God be with you …

  6. Dennis, was precious. I am so sorry for your family’s loss.
    Phyllis, the love you gave Dennis in his final years should inspire a lot of women. Parker by your side. You didn’t miss a beat. My precious friend

  7. As a Civil Air Patrol Mission Pilot, I always felt lucky when I got to fly with Dennis. He was professional, ready, knowledgeable, responsive, helpful; just the kind of person a pilot wants and needs in the right seat. Amazing man, good friend.

  8. We loved Dennis. He will be greatly missed by so many. It was a joy to have known him and walked with him for several years. We rejoice that he is out of pain and in Jesus’ presence.
    In Christ,
    Bob Ross

  9. Truly a good man . Glad to have shared life with him. There are so many good memories to recall.
    You cared for him well. Time for rest for you all.
    I am sure Dennis is enjoying the amazing presence of God and maybe listening to Grandpa Frank’s stories and eating Grandma Vina’s pies again!

  10. Phyllis and Parker, so SORRY for your loss. Greg stamps contacted me and informed me what happened, Dennis was a great person and I really enjoyed dealing with hum at the store. I was your Hillman rep from 2003 until your closing. Again, I’m SO SORRY!!!!!!!

  11. I remember Dennis from AHS days. He and my son Bret were classmates and friends. I am so sorry for your loss.

    Sincerely, Priscilla Exposito.

    1. I also went to school with your precious son! He was such a wonderful friend! So sorry for your loss, I know it has been many years. Prayers to you! Stacey Auld

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