Dennis Lee Joiner Sr.

December 31, 2011

Dennis Lee Joiner Sr., 67, of Frankfort, IN, died at 2:58 p.m. Saturday, December 31, 2011 at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis. Born September 5, 1944 in Frankfort, IN to the late Sanford & Lillie Irene Joiner. Mr. Joiner was a Clinton Central High School graduate. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he served in Vietnam from 1966-1969. He retired from Chrysler in Kokomo, IN in 1999. He then was associated with his sons business, Central Indiana Power Sweeping. Mr. Joiner was a member of the Frankfort American Legion. He loved to show cars, especially hot rods.

Visitation and Services

Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday, January 5, 2012 at Goodwin Funeral Home. Visitation will be Wednesday, January 4th from 4-7 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Park. Memorial donations may be made to Frankfort Softball, Inc., envelopes will be available.

Survived by:

Son: Dennis L. (Melanie) Joiner II of Frankfort Daughter: Tiffany Joiner of Camden Sister: Shirley Galvin of Frankfort Brother: Bill (Patty) Joiner of Lafayette 3 Grandchildren, Theadoshia, Taylor and Jacob

Preceded by:

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Douglass Joiner.


13 Condolences for “Dennis Lee Joiner Sr.”

  1. Jerry & Sharon Heimbach January 2, 2012 at 4:06 pm


    We were so sorry to learn of the death of your father. Please know that you and your family will be in our thoughts and prayers.

  2. Paul & Paula Riley January 2, 2012 at 5:03 pm

    Shirley, we are so sorry for your loss and will keep you and the family in our prayers. Denny will be missed by many.

  3. Garry & Brenda Fisher January 3, 2012 at 9:35 am

    Sorry to hear about your Dad, I know you will miss him very much, but just think he is in Gods hands now, and loving it.

  4. Heather Sanders January 3, 2012 at 2:18 pm

    Very sorry to hear of Denny’s passing. My condolences to the family.

  5. Anna Sumner McCraw January 3, 2012 at 3:35 pm

    Shirley and Billy, Aunt Ruby phoned me about Dennis, and of course I was sorry to learn of his death. As you know, I have not seen any of you in many years, but I remember your Kentucky visits.
    May God be with you.
    Anna Sumner McCraw

  6. jason tolson January 3, 2012 at 3:47 pm

    Denny and Tiffany,
    Sorry for your loss. I remember you dad as a good guy who loved his hot rods…God speed to the Joiner family in their time of need!

  7. Charlie Harris January 3, 2012 at 4:17 pm

    So sorry for your loss Denny. My condolences go out to your entire family.

  8. Gregory Grinstead January 3, 2012 at 10:30 pm

    To Son: Dennis II, Daughter: Tiffany, Sister: Shirley, Brother: Bill and Grandchildren,
    So very sorry for your loss. I feel the loss as well. Dennis Joiner Sr. has been a very good friend and neighbor to me for some time. Dennis had a heart made of gold. One of the kindest, most friendly, human beings I’ve ever had the pleasure of knowing in my lifetime. I’m glad that he was one of my buddies.

  9. Priscilla Worth January 4, 2012 at 7:00 am

    Tiff and Denny, I’m so sorry for your loss of your dad.. my mother and grandpa saw him every morning. He will be missed very much. You are in my prayers.

  10. Paul Schutte January 4, 2012 at 3:43 pm

    To Dennis, Sorry for the loss of your Dad. He seemed like a great help to you and others. We will pray for your family buddy. God Bless.

  11. Melissa Conklin January 5, 2012 at 2:07 pm

    Lil Denny and Tiffany,
    So sorry to hear about your dad. You are in my prayers. Please let me know if you need anything.

  12. Jerry & Anita Bradley (Lisa) January 5, 2012 at 2:53 pm

    Tiffany, We send our condolences to you and your family. We have great memories of Denny, you, Lisa, and playing softball. Again, so sorry for your loss.

  13. Melody Knox January 8, 2012 at 1:11 pm

    Denny, Melanie and Family, I am sorry to hear of your loss. I remember the days on Freeman Street when he just loved to drive around in his hot rods. Then, when you were in high school, you followed right along in his footstep with your Nova! My prayers are with you and your family during this time of sorrow. God Bless.
    Melody, Erica, Taylor and Haylee Knox

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