Dena Janine “BluEyez” Livesay was born on October 7, 1969 in Long Beach, California to the parents of Pamela Sue Stroud and Donnie Lee Bobby (deceased) but, adopted by David Livesay. Dena came to live with her grandmother at the age of two and her Auntie, Patrica Woods, also know as D-Nice, took Dena in as her own “daughter” immediately. Dena was outgoing and extremely fun loving throughout her youth. She grew to have a passion for riding horses, bikes and motor bikes at a very early age. Dena loved riding horse so much that one day, in kindergarten, she left school and walked five miles to be horse stables all on her own at the age of six. Frantically, everyone looked for her and when the finally arrived at the stables, Dena walked up to everyone just smiling like nothing was wrong.
Dena’s family moved to Richland Farms in Compton, California. There she attended Kennedy Elementary, Walton Middle School, and Centennial High School. Dena decided that she wanted to commence a career in law enforcement and as a result, she attended the University of Phoenix and completed course work in Forensic Science and Criminal Investigations. She worked numerous jobs. Her final position was a Security Officer at Los Angeles World, Airport Police Division.
Dena’ proudest moments were the birth of her four children, her eldest son Darnell (age 29), twin girls Devonnie & Deonna (age 24), and Dravon (age 20). Darnell gave Dena her first grandchild Jayden, while Deonna gave Dena her first granddaughter, Lennyx. Devonnie joined the U.S. Army and served for six years. Dena raised all of her children to be respectful, outgoing, and ambitious.
Dena’s first motorcycle club was Make-It-Happen.” From there she found her home with Infinite Rydaz MC. It was this club her official introduction and the name "BluEyez Ryda" was born and she loved to ride her sports bike everywhere and as often as possible. Under the leadership of her motorcycle club President, Gunfighter, who referred to dena as his “Teena Marie”, Infinite Rydaz was Dena’s love and passion in her later years. Also, through this club, she became a member of and joined Enlightened Ministry Biker Church in 2015. Her Pastor, Nate Session, baptized Dena as one of her last wishes showing her dedication to Christ.
Dena is survived by her four children, Darnell, Devonnie, Deonna, and Dravon; her mother, Pamela Sue Stroud, adopted father, David Livesay; sisters Rita Lahey and Keri Lahey; her aunt, Patricia “D-Nice” Woods, uncles, the Hobby family, grandchidren, cousins, and a host of extended family and friends.