• Earthman Hunters Creek Funeral Home
    Houston, TX
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John David Denson 1957 - 2013
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Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Margaret and Juliana and extended family-I was sorry to hear through the LBJ School that John is no longer with us. John lived in Jester when I was an undergraduate, and I met Margaret when he was in graduate school in Austin. It sounds as though he has shared a wonderful life with his family.
I will pray for blessings and comfort for his family thinking of him safely in heaven. Anne Nappa, Austin, TX
Monday, November 25, 2013
I met John in the 1990s while setting up an LBJ School Alumni Association chapter in Houston. John's knowledge of the law and non-profits was instrumental in establishing the current organization. My condolences to his family. He was a great man & will be missed.
Sunday, November 24, 2013
We are so deeply sadden by the loss of Deacon John Denson. He was an example to so many with his kind caring spirit. He touched so many lives and did so much for us all at Our Lady of Walsingham. We are all blessed that he was a part of our lives. Our condolences to Margaret, Julianna, Elena and all the family.
Sunday, November 24, 2013
Our hearts were broken when we learned of John(ny)'s untimely death. He and his parents and sisters became our neighbors upon his father's military retirement, and we have many wonderful memories of those times in the old neighborhood. John was a great kid, and he grew to be a great man. Our heartfelt sympathy and prayers are with you, Margaret and Juliana, and with you, Elena, Rosie and Helen. Your lives have enriched ours immeasurably.
Saturday, November 23, 2013
Matthew and I were so sorry to hear of your loss. We always enjoyed having Deacon John at the 4:30 service. His wonderful smile and deeply felt commitment to Our Lady Of Walsingham was a joy to watch. We were blessed by knowing him.Cindy and Matthew Dionne
Saturday, November 23, 2013
Deacon Denson was a blessing to me and my boys - he will be sorely missed. May light perpetual shine upon him.
Friday, November 22, 2013
My sincere condolences.

Ms. Rosey Hicks
Friday, November 22, 2013
Margaret,
I am greatly saddened by the passing of John and will keep you in my prayers. John had a unique impact on my late wife Roseann as the two of them conversed on various topics always leaving an enlightened and inspired impression on Roseann. John gave so much to others and his memory will be lasting. God bless you and may you find peace going forward.
Thursday, November 21, 2013
We are saddened to lose our friend, and lament that he won't get to see these three Godchildren grow up. We know though that he is in a good place, with no pain and no worldly worries. We send our love and prayers to Margaret and the rest of his family, and wish them strength dealing with the loss of their wonderful loved one.
Thursday, November 21, 2013
Margaret, I am stunned to learn of John's death. I just saw his obituary in the Texarkana Gazette. His mother, Elena, is my godmother. Please accept my deepest sympathy. John is not one to be forgotten, although it had been years since I'd seen him. May God help you through your sorrow and our Mother Mary be with you.
Thursday, November 21, 2013
I'm so sorry to hear about John's passing I like to express my deepest condolences to the Denson family, I had the pleasure and fortune to have met John when we were teenagers and I knew then that he was a special person
Thursday, November 21, 2013
It is an honor to say that I knew John while he was at Core Laboratories. It always had time for everyone and was so very kind. My prayers are with the family. I celebrate his life. Thank you for sharing with so many.
Thursday, November 21, 2013
I knew John from his days at Core Lab and am so sorry to hear of his passing. John and I had a number of opportunities to discuss our faith with one another and participated in early morning bible studies back in 2004-2005 time frame. He will be missed by many.

I pray that you and your family feel a strong sense of God's presence, peace and comfort now and in the days ahead.
Thursday, November 21, 2013
Margaret, I am so sorry. It has been an honor to know John since our days at the LBJ School. I've never known a kinder man or one who loved and cherished his wife more than John. And such a proud father, too. My heart goes out to you, Juliana and all of your family.
Pat Cuthbertson
Thursday, November 21, 2013
Margaret, Juliana, Elena and family,
Our deepest sympathy and prayers are with you during this difficult time. John blessed our parish and our particular family in countless ways. I'll never forget John's humble remark just before his ordination reflecting his admiration and respectful regard for Margaret when he noted she had studied along side him and knew as much or more than he, yet he was the one being ordained. He was awed at God's plan for his deaconal ministry. John's gentle eyes bespoke his true care, deep listening, and graced understanding, and danced with his quick humor. Deacon John was an agent of God's healing, compassion and encouragement for our family. Our lives are profoundly blessed because of his selfless giving. May Our Lady mantle each of you in consoling graces and may she behold John in union with Her Son. We give thanks to God for Deacon John.
Thursday, November 21, 2013
John was a man of integrity, a man of God, a very generous and caring person, and a person that I was proud to call my friend. Don't look now, but he is liable to start painting Heaven burnt orange.

Buddy Woodroof
Thursday, November 21, 2013
My heart aches but I'm still trusting God to shower down peace and restore joy. So many people were blessed because of his generosity and love of/for people. Gone way too soon.
Thursday, November 21, 2013
Margaret, Juliana and family -

John was one of the most generous people I've known in my life; he was a great friend and boss and I had a great deal of respect for him. We had a lot of stories to tell from our younger days at Baker Botts and then later at Core Lab, and I can say without a doubt I was trained by the best! It saddens me that he was called home so young; but I believe God is in control and have to know that His ways are higher than ours. I am left with deep sorrow and a huge hole with his passing but I will joyfully remember all the ways he poured into so many lives and I will try to live by the example he set.

God bless each of you and my the Lord give you peace and joy that passes understanding.

Susan Kicey (and family - Ted, Kristyn and Drew)
Thursday, November 21, 2013
We will miss John so much in our neighborhood. He looked after all of us and was always the first to volunteer to tackle our community concerns. Most of all we will miss his friendship and appreciate everything both of you have done for us over the years. Sincerely, Troice & Jesse Jenckes
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Our part of the world has lost a good hearted God fearing man and we thank our Lord for his service at Our Lady of Walsingham. Margaret, my heartfelt sympathy and prayers are with you and the family.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Maraget & family:

My deepest sympathies for the loss of our dear brother John.

It was my privilege and honor to know John and to study with him in the Diaconate formation.

He was a man of great integrity,honesty, and compassion for others.

We are all a little less for his passing, but a lot MORE for having known him.

My prayers are with you.

Your brother in Christ,
Dcn. Gary Boyd
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Maraget& family:

My deepest sympathies to you at the loss of our brother John. It was my honor and my privilege to know him and to study along side as we went through the Diaconate program.

He was a true gentleman. A man of honor, integrity, and compassion for other people. In this day and age, a rare combination.

We are all a little less for losing him, but a lot more for having know him.

Your brother in Christ,
Dcn. Gary Boyd
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
John was a valuable and generous member of the Houston Rescue and Restore Coalition. My deepest sympathy to his family
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
My sympathy To your family.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Our deepest condolences to your family. He will be greatly missed. We love you and are here for you.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Lee Ann and I are very sorry and extend our deepest sympathies.
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
I'm sorry for your loss. Dcn. Denson was a wonderful man.
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Dear Margaret and Family,
Please accept my deepest condolences. What a wonderful faith-filled person. His kindness and generosity to others will long be remembered. Please know you will always be in my prayers.
LeAnn Gillette
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