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Frank Denton

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Frank Denton Obituary

Frank A. Denton, 67, passed away August 7, 2016, in El Paso, Texas. He was born Nov. 24, 1948, in Artesia, N.M., to Richard and Ila (Moser) Denton. He was raised in New Mexico, graduated from high school and attended college. Frank married JoAnn Chavez in 1967.

Frank was drafted into the US Army in 1968, served a tour of duty in Vietnam and Korea, and was honorably discharged in 1976. After his military service, Frank worked as a truck driver for many years and taught computer classes at a college. He was an entrepreneur, and lastly retired as a budget tech from Holloman Air Force Base. Frank had many interests and was able to do all of them well. He loved people, enjoyed talking to anyone and telling stories.

Survivors include his beloved wife, JoAnn Denton; his brother and sister-in-law, Johnny and Susan Denton of Pinetop, Ariz.; many nieces and nephews, who were very important to him; and his well-loved puppies.

He was preceded in death by his father, Richard Denton, mother, Ila Mae Denton, and brother, Richard Denton, II.

The memorial service for Frank will be held at 3:00 p.m., Saturday, August 13, 2016, at Hamilton-O'Dell Funeral Home Chapel with Couy Griffin officiating.

The Denton family has entrusted their loved one to the care of Hamilton-O'Dell Funeral Home to direct the services.
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Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Aug. 10 to Sept. 9, 2016
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