Graveside services for Allen E. Denton, 76, Bakersfield, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, January 13, 2018 at Bean Cemetery, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mr. Denton passed away at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at Ozarks Medical Center.
He was born September 14, 1941, at Harrisburg, Arkansas, to Mack Denton and Goldie McCrackin Denton. On September 13, 2013, he was married at Bakersfield, Missouri, to Cathy Doores. He worked as a dozer operator and welder; being the owner of Denton Welding. Mr. Denton was a veteran, having served with the United States Navy. He loved spending time with his family and grandchildren, fishing, hunting, growing tomatoes and enjoyed horses. Mr. Denton was of the Baptist faith.
He is survived by his wife, Cathy Denton, of the family home; two children, Scott Denton and wife, Lori, Caulfield, Missouri and Penny Collins and husband, Tim, Gainesville, Missouri; three step-children, Jami Foster, Bakersfield, Missouri, Jenni Walker and husband, Billy, Henderson, Arkansas and Billy J. “B.J.” Foster, Bakersfield, Missouri; five grandchildren, Cole Denton, Chase Denton, Kendall Denton, Gunner Collins and Karson Fields; two great-grandchildren, Rostyn Rodgers and Axel Collins; one sister, Hilda Ann Denton, Conway, Arkansas; mother-in-law, Nancy Doores, Mountain Home, Arkansas; brother-in-law, Bill Helton, Waldron, Arkansas; and several nieces and nephews.
His parents and one sister, Caroline Helton, preceded him in death.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Friday, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.