John R. Denton of Pierceton passed away unexpectedly at 4:45 p.m. on Thursday, April 18, 2019, at his residence at the age of 37.
He was born on Jan. 21, 1982 in Berrien Springs, Mich. to Laura Renee (Lauck) Olmstead and Robert Lee Denton. On April 26, 2011 he was married to Elizabeth Ann (Keppel) Denton, who survives.
Denton was a resident of Kosciusko County, Indiana for the past nineteen years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, golfing and mushroom hunting. If it was something he could do outside … he loved it. He loved his children and will be forever missed.
He leaves behind his wife Elizabeth Ann Denton, Pierceton; two sons Chad Keppel and Logan Denton and his daughter Haylei Denton, all at home in Pierceton. Also surviving is his mother and step-father Laura Renee and Collin Olmstead, Baroda, Mich.; father and step-mother Robert and Sandy Denton, Roann; brother Jeremy Denton, Fort Wayne; and his sister Racheal Denton, Buchanan, Mich.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Josh Denton.
Denton’s life will be remembered with a memorial service that will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, April 25, at Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home, 225 Argonne Road, Warsaw.
Memorial donations can be made to the family: c/o Elizabeth Ann Denton, 5673 South CR 650E., Pierceton, Indiana 46562 and would be appreciated.
Online condolences may be sent through the funeral home’s Web Site at www.redpathfruthfuneralhome.com