Robert Glenn (Bob) Denton, 77, a longtime resident of Cleveland, went home to be with our Lord Friday morning, June 16, 2017, after a long battle with cancer.
He was born on Nov. 15, 1939.
He was the son of the late Bertha Denton and the late Richard Denton.
He loved to hunt and fish and spent many happy hours with his sons and grandson. The joy of his life was his family. He retired from Bowater after 25 years of service.
His life was changed when he became a Christian at age 55.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Bobby Denton; his grandson, Tanner Cline; his sister, June Huskins; and his brothers: David Denton, Larry Denton and Ralph Wayne Denton.
He was loved by his family and leaves behind to cherish his memory his beloved wife and best friend of 59 years, Judy; his daughter, Penny Cline and her husband, Curtis; his sons: Terry Denton and his wife, Michelle, and Randy Denton and his wife, Tracy; four grandchildren: Joshua Denton and his wife Jennifer, Holly Edwards and her husband, Brandon, Colby Denton and his wife, Leslie, and Bradley Denton; also four great-grandchildren: Mckenna, Carter, Cate and Claire; his sisters: Vivian Virostek, Nancy Allmon, Joyce Silver, Sherry Carpenter; brother, Eugene Denton; and nieces and nephews and many special friends
A Remembrance of his life is planned for Monday, June 19, 2017, at 3 p.m. at the Jim Rush Funeral and Cremation Services North Ocoee Street Chapel with the Rev. Arris Cavender officiating.
Special music will be by The Neely family.
Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Joshua Denton, Colby Denton, Bradley Denton, Brandon Edwards, Chris Evans and Ron Ivey will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearer will be Carter Edwards.
The family will receive friends today, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home, and also one hour prior to the service time on Monday afternoon at the funeral home.
We encourage you to share your memories and or condolences with his family by going to www.jimrushfuneralhomes.com.
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