Ralph Max Denton Death, Obituary – On Tuesday, December 13, 2022, Ralph Max Denton, Jr., who had been a resident of Sevierville, Tennessee all of his life, passed away. At the time of his departure, he had 86 years under his belt. He began attending the First Baptist Church in Sevierville when he was young and remained a member there until the end of his life. Max worked as a jobber for Shell and Marathon for 68 years, during which time he amassed a significant amount of expertise and a plethora of knowledge.
Max’s childhood activities included building model airplanes and motorbikes; later in adulthood, he got involved with the Sevier County Jaycees and eventually became president of the organization. Max’s hobbies included making model airplanes and motorcycles. He looked forward to camping more than any other passion or leisure, and he was the kind of person who would never miss a good campfire. He was the type of person who looked forward to camping more than any other hobby or pleasure.
Ralph and Ruby Denton, as well as Max Denton’s son-in-law Jimmy Matthews, had already passed away before Max Denton’s time came to leave this world. Max Denton was the only member of the Denton family still living. His wife of 65 years, Shirley Denton, as well as his daughters Sheila Newman and husband RH and Mary Ann Yoakum and husband David, as well as his grandson Jared Matthews and his fiancée Megan, are among the members of his family who have survived. In addition, he is survived by his wife of 65 years, Shirley Denton. Shirley Denton, who has been married to him for the past 65 years, is also still alive.
In addition, he is survived by his great-grandson Bryson Matthews, step-grandsons Josh Yoakum (Maggie) and Zac Yoakum (Brooklynn), great-grandsons Knox, Kade, Deacon, Isaiah, and Zachariah, as well as great-granddaughters Chanel and Maddox. Bryson was his great-grandson. His great-grandson Bryson was named after him. Bryson was given as a name to one of his great-grandchildren.
Another individual who will be devastated by Max’s departure is Marcia Walker, who was a close friend of the family. Throughout this trying time, Smoky Mountain Rehabilitation and UT Hospice have provided the family with compassionate care and steadfast support, and the family would like to send a sincere thank you to both of these organizations for all that they have done. The Shiloh Cemetery Fund and the First Baptist Church are both organizations that can be found in the city of Sevierville, Tennessee. The addresses for these two establishments are 113 Joy Street and 317 Parkway, respectively. Donations in memory of a loved one may be made to one of these institutions.