John Denman, 85, of Denison passed away Tuesday, January 22, 2013 surrounded by his family. Visitation will be held Thursday, January 24, 2013 6 -8 p.m. Funeral services will be held at Dannel Funeral Home Chapel at 2 p.m. January 25, 2013 with Dr. Roddy Arnold, senior pastor of First Baptist Church of Colbert, Oklahoma officiating. Interment will follow at Hagerman Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Danny Denman, Myles Denman, Nicky Denman Sr., Nicky Denman Jr., Steven Denman and Benjiman Denman.
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Mr. Denman was born in Coy, Arkansas on September 20, 1927 to Frank Denman and Rosie Patterson Denman. He served in the Army Air Corps during World War II. He married Wanda McCabe October 16, 1954 in Yuma, Ariz., and they were married 58 years. As owner of Denman and Son the family provided Carpentry and Construction.
Mr. Denman was preceded in death by his parents; one son, John Brett Denman; brothers, Roy Denman, Frank Denman and Homer Denman; sister, Dora Rawlins; and granddaughter, Jennifer Rosewell. He is survived by his wife, Wanda; three sons, Nicky Denman Sr. and wife Linda of Spokane, Wash., Danny Denman and wife Sandra of Choctaw, Okla., Myles Denman of Denison; two daughters, Bebe Denman and Lisa Denman of Denison; one brother, Jess Splawn of Sebring, Fla.; sister-in-law, Pauline Denman good friend for 69 years; 16 grandchildren; and many great- grandchildren.
The Denman family would like to give a special Thank You to The Home Hospice nurses and aides that cared for Mr. Denman and also, Cheryl Myers for her prayers and help through their sad times.
You may sign the online guestbook at www.dannelfuneralhome.com.
Published in The Herald Democrat on January 24, 2013