James Delon Denton
James Delon Denton
  • February 5, 1959 - May 27, 2017
  • Tennessee

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James Delon Denton Jr., 58 of East Ridge passed away on Saturday, May 27, 2017 at a local hospital. He was a member of the Spring Creek Church of God and worked for 17 years with Bi-Lo and 5 years with Marriott Hotel. He was an avid Tennessee Vols fan and a volunteer firefighter with the East Ridge Fire Department and the Hwy. 58 Fire Department.
He is survived by his sons Jamie Denton III and Jon Denton, both of Chattanooga. His parents are J.D. and Toney Abbott Denton of East Ridge, brother Jeff (Laura) Denton of Chattanooga, fiancée Kathy Daugherty of East Ridge, grandchildren Jacob and Claire Simpson.
Funeral service will be 2:00 pm Wednesday, May 31, 2017 in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Bennie Mills and the Rev. Don Stovall officiating. Interment will follow in Lakewood Memory Gardens, South. Family will receive friends from 12:00 pm until 2:00 pm Wednesday at the funeral home.
The family would like to thank Stephen and the special nurses with CICU at Erlanger Medical Center.
Please share your memories of James with the family at www.chattanoogaeastchapel.com.
Arrangements are by Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, East Chapel, 404 S. Moore Rd., East Ridge, TN. 37412