H.G. "Gilmer" Denison

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H.G. Gilmer Denison LUBBOCK-H.G. Gilmer Denison, 89, of Lubbock passed into eternal peace on Aug. 15, 2012, in Lubbock, Texas. A memorial service will be held on Monday, Aug. 20, 2012, at 11 a.m. in the W.W. Rix Chapel with a reception following at the funeral home. He generously donated his body to the Texas Tech Health Science Center. Mr. Denison was born on Feb. 11, 1923, in Lorenzo, Texas, to Carl W. and Beulah (Eaves) Denison. He was raised in Floydada, Texas, where he graduated high school. He married Mary Maudine Penn on Aug. 28, 1942, in Los Angeles, Calif. He joined the Army Air Corps and proudly served as a Tech Sergeant in WWII on a B-17 bomber as a radio operator and gunner for many missions in Europe from 1943-1945. H.G. was a respected homebuilder in the Lubbock area for over 20 years and was a member of the Lubbock Home Builders Association and the Kiwanis Club. In retirement he enjoyed antiques, jewelry, cars and more. Denison and his wife loved to travel and did so extensively throughout the world. His humor and upbeat character will be greatly missed by his friends and family. He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, C.W. Denison; two sons, Roland Keith and Nathan Terrell Denison; and one grandson, Shannon Trent Ritchey. He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Maudine Denison; daughters, Lane Teaff and husband Bob, and Penny Denison and fianc Kent Mings; two grandchildren, Ty Ritchey and Sierra Tye; and many great-grandchildren. The family suggests in lieu of flowers that you please make a contribution to a in Mr. Denison's name.
Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal from Aug. 18 to Aug. 19, 2012
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