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Tommy Denman

March 25, 1935 February 22, 2019
Tommy Denman
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Obituary for Tommy Denman

Obituary to run in:
The Kingwood Observer on Wednesday 3/6/2019
The Houston Chronicle on Friday 3/8/2019

Longtime Kingwood, TX resident, Tommy Martin Denman, 84, died, suddenly, on February 22, 2019, at one of his favorite places, the golf course. He was born March 25, 1935, in Mt. Olive, MS.

His wife of nearly 50 years, Carolyn Radley Denman, preceded him in death, on November 4, 2015, after a long bout with cancer. Tom & Carolyn were married in Houston, TX, on September 17, 1966. He is also preceded in death, by his parents, Jesse Martin Denman and Tommie Smith Denman, and his sister, Willie (Jean) Denman Chipman. He is survived, by his son, Matthew Denman and his daughter, Betsy Denman Fontenot and son-in-law, Christopher Fontenot; and their children, Andrew, Jesse and Blake Fontenot, as well as, his niece, Patricia Donald and nephew, Jeff Donald.

In 1953, Tom graduated from Brookhaven HS, where he was a cheerleader and named Mr. Brookhaven High, 1953.

After briefly attending Ole Miss University, Tom served in the United States Air Force, from 1955-1958, as a Guided System Control Analyst for the 3205 Drone Squadron.

In 1960, he graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi with a degree in journalism. Tom enjoyed a 30-year career with Shell Oil Company, working in a variety of capacities, including management positions in, Media and Government Relations out of offices in New Orleans, New York, Washington D.C. and Houston. For the last 16 years, Tom was a golf marshal for Kingwood Country Club. He was also, an active member of the Humble Citizen’s Police Academy Alumni Association.

Please join his family and friends for a Celebration of Tom’s Life, March 11, 2019, 4 p.m., at the Kingwood Country Club, Lakeside.

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Celebration of Life




4:00 PM 3/11/2019 4:00:00 PM
Kingwood Country Club

1700 Lake Kingwood Trl
Kingwood, TX 77339

Kingwood Country Club
1700 Lake Kingwood Trl Kingwood 77339 TX
United States

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