Theodore W. Denton, 76, of Marietta passed away at 9:05am on Thursday, November 22, 2012, at Heartland of Marietta. He was born on October 16, 1936, at Pinehurst a son of John and Ella Denton. For 46 years, he was employed at RJF International as a fork lift operator. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army.
On Dec. 23, 1966, he married Betty L. McClead who preceded him in death on Oct. 23, 2001.
He is survived by one son, Rick Denton of Marietta, and his sister, Shirley Sayres of Marietta. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, 2 sisters, Marleen and Gladys, and 3 brothers, Richard, Leo, and Pearl.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday (Nov. 27) at 10 a.m. at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home with burial following in Moss Run Cemetery will full military honors. Friends may call at the funeral home after 2 p.m. on Monday with family present from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Messages of sympathy may be sent at www.mslfuneralhome.com.