Morris Brett Denton
Morris Brett Denton, age 49 of Bolivar passed from this life Sunday, Dec. 27, 2015.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015 at Shackelford Funeral Directors of Bolivar with interment following in Bolivar Memorial Cemetery.
He was born Monday, Nov. 21, 1966 to Rosemary Denton of Bolivar, who survives, and the late Harry Morris Denton. On Sept. 1, 2014, he was united in marriage to Mechelle Denton, who survives.
He was a third generation graduate of Castle Heights Military Academy, and also graduated from Fayette Academy. He was a licensed paramedic, a top-trained fire fighter in West Tennessee, a volunteer with the Hardeman County Sheriff's Department, and a volunteer liaison at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital, winning several awards for his volunteer hours.
He was also a former executive for Ducks Unlimited. He enjoyed the outdoors in many ways including duck hunting, training golden retrievers for duck hunting, and being a guide at Reelfoot Lake. He also knew the Hatchie River well.
He was a lifelong member of the First United Methodist Church in Bolivar.
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