Dennis Russell Rylant

of Lubbock, TX

February 8, 1956 - February 10, 2021

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Dennis Russell Rylant passed away peacefully at his home after a courageous fight against a short-term illness on February 10, 2021.

Dennis was born on February 8, 1956. He was born to Willie and Vada Mae Rylant. Dennis and his brother Danny grew up in New Deal, Texas. He attended New Deal Independent School District. Dennis was a Master Mason of the Blue Lodge of Texas and was past Master of Shallowater Masonic Lodge and a member of the Yellowhouse Masonic Lodge of Lubbock. Dennis worked for Rip Griffin Truck and Travel Centers for many years and last for Acme Electric as an electrician. He was well loved and appreciated by many that worked for him, and he will be missed by his fellow employees.

Dennis is survived by his wife of 47 years, Nita Gale Emery Rylant. Together they have two children, Nathan and Christine; six grandchildren, Jessica Rylant, Cody, Thomas, Jimmy Thomas, Dillon Rylant, Nicholas Ryland and Jakeob Rylant; and one great grand-child, Carson Buchanan. He is also survived by his brother and wife, Danny and Julie Ryland and various nieces and nephews.

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5 Condolence(s)
Perry Looney
Idalou, TX
Sunday, February 14, 2021

Prayers for you all

Dena Phillips Lloyd
Sulphur Springs, TX
Friday, February 12, 2021

Nita-my prayers are with all of you! I was unaware of Dennis’ recent illness and suffering. Thinking of my childhood, I met Dennis in 1st grade, Mrs. Delashaw’s class, and we were and are the Class of ‘74 NDHS! May God be with you and comfort you in the days ahead.
Dena Phillips Lloyd

Wendy Plumley
Lubbock, TX
Friday, February 12, 2021

So sorry for your loss.

Tiffany Mann-Stewart
Lubbock, TX
Thursday, February 11, 2021

Continuously praying for you and your family
Love Tiffany

Tommy henderson
Snyder, TX
Wednesday, February 10, 2021

I am sorry for your loss. He was a good man and respected. Condolences from Henderson family