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“May God be with the family during this sad time. Denny was a super nice guy and I enjoyed working with him. He will be greatly missed by all you knew...Read More »
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“To the family of James "Denny" Hope. May the love of family and friends comfort you. Blessed are they that mourned: for they shall be comforted. ”
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“Prayers go out to the family. Dennis was a good man. He donated his time to help with some fundraisers here in Shirley and for a private thing with...Read More »
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James "Denny" Hope of Indianapolis, passed away Wednesday, August 9 at his home. Denny was born February 27, 1957 in Indianapolis to James and Bonnie (Pruitt) Hope. After graduating from Manual High School Denny began working for a local car dealership. A few years later he started in manufacturing and began a career that lasted nearly 28 years with Von Duprin / Allegion. Denny married the love of his life Carol in March of 2006. He often lovingly referred to Carol as his "trophy wife". Denny loved music and it was an important part of his life. He played several instruments including guitar and drums, and had a passion for singing. He was a mason, and also loved golf, camping, riding motorcycles, and was an incredible cook. In addition to his parents Denny was preceded in death by his sister Cheryl Hope Martin, and his brother Daryl Hope. He is survived by his loving wife, Carol; Children, Chad Shrout, Denise Hope-Fryer and husband Bryan, James Dennis Hope Jr. and wife Cassi, Ashley and Nicholas Karrman, and Victor Noe; 13 grandchildren, and best friend, Frankie Stogsdil. Services for James "Denny" Hope are Saturday, August 12, at 2:00p.m. at Hendryx Mortuary-Cumberland Chapel, 11636 E. Washington St. Indianapolis, 46229 with visitation from 11:00a.m. until time of service. Hendryx Mortuary is honored to be assisting Denny's family with arrangements.