111 East Flint Street
Lake Orion, MI 48362
For more information about
More Obituaries for Philip Denton
Looking for an obituary for a different person with this name?

Philip E. Denton

1945 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Philip E. Denton Obituary
Philip E. Denton

Oxford - Philip E. Denton "Flip"; of Oxford; age 72; passed away September 9, 2018 surrounded by family. Phil is the beloved husband of Nancy; and loving father of Kaitlin (Chris) Schoder. He is also survived by his siblings Mary Do (Cy) DeMuelemeester, Michael (Magoo) Denton, Pat (Patricia) Denton and Colleen (Walt Woo) Taylor; and step-mother Dacia (VanAntwerp) Denton. He was preceded in death by his parents Robert and Pauline Denton; and his siblings KC Doelle, Robert Denton and Caroline Wundrach. His brothers by marriage are Paul and Mark Thiery; and sister Mary (Thierry) Twigg. Phil was a proud Veteran of the US Army having served in the Vietnam Era. He enjoyed playing jokes, cards, golfing, traveling, living on the lake and was known as a Jeopardy aficionado. Phil will always be remembered for having a quick wit, generous soul, kind heart, hearty handshake, tremendous smile, contagious laugh, a twinkle in his eye, and being a great friend to all. Memorial services will be held on Thursday, September 13, 2018 at 11am at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Lake Orion. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 4-8pm at Sparks-Griffin Funeral Home, Lake Orion. Burial with Military Honors will take place on Friday at Great Lakes National Cemetery, Holly. In place of flowers, donations can be made to Quilts of Valor at and specify Clawson, MI Chapter.


Published in Detroit Free Press & The Detroit News on Sept. 12, 2018
Read More
Give others a chance to express condolences. Not right now.
More Information
Planning Guide
Send Me a Planning Guide
Free funeral planning guide compliments of SPARKS GRIFFIN FUNERAL HOME (LAKE ORION)