Dennis Lee Mowrey

December 23, 1949 - June 17, 2023

12/23/1949 - 06/17/2023

Past Services

Saturday July 29, 2023
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Chesapeake Chapel
929 Battlefield Blvd S
Chesapeake, VA 23322
(757) 482-3311 | Directions

Dennis Lee Mowrey, 73, passed away on June 17, 2023, in Chesapeake. He is the son of the late Everett and Jean Evans. Besides his parents, he is preceded in death by the mother of his son, Judith Ann Mowrey, great-grandchildren; Juelz and Julius Portalatin and wife, Kathy Clark. Dennis served his country proudly in the United States Marine Corps, following his military service he worked as an engineer for NASA. Dennis attended Ohio State University and was an avid gardener. He enjoyed bass fishing, woodworking and spending time with his family.

He is survived by his son, William Mowrey and his wife, Lauren; stepchildren, Dietra Tucker and her husband, Terry, Derrick Childress and his wife, Michelle; siblings, Dean Mowrey and his wife, Nancy and Craig Mowrey and his wife, Debbie; grandchildren, Luis Portalatin and his fiancée, Jessica Jones and Carlos Rivera and his wife, Ashley; step grandchildren,  Laci Banton and her husband, Bubba, Natalee Murphy, Conner Ackers and Dominick Childress; great grandchildren; Delilah, Lyra, Kayslee, Aubree, Saylee, Briggs and several nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life service with military honors will be held on Saturday, July 29th at 10:30 am at Altmeyer Funeral Homes- Chesapeake Chapel, 929 S. Battlefield Blvd, Chesapeake. Memorial contributions can be made to Chesapeake Regional Medical Center in loving memorial of Dennis. Online condolences can be offered at

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Cheryl J Skinner Tri-State Military Museum
8 months ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,

 May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Dennis Lee Mowrey, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.

I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.

My thoughts

and prayers to the family of ….

US Marine Veteran, Dennis Lee Mowrey, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †