May 12, 1954 – August 29, 2021
MIDDLESEX – Archie Thomas Denton, 67, went home to be with Jesus on Sunday. He died at home with his family by his side. Archie was a painter by trade. He loved his family, golf, & the Duke Blue Devils. He had a generous heart and spirit. He was preceded in death by a son, Bobby T. Denton, & his father Wiley “Pete” Thomas Denton.
He is survived by his beloved wife & best friend of 47 years, Phyllis Jean Jordan Denton of the home, son, Clay Denton of Middlesex, his mother, Lucrata Lamm Jones, siblings, Sally Denton Deans of Raleigh, Stanley Denton of Raleigh, & grandchildren, Michaela & Kylee Denton.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Phyllis.
Funeral service 2 pm, Wednesday, Spring Hope Pentecostal Holiness Church MASKS REQUIRED. Burial to follow in the Jordan Family Cemetery. He will lie in repose at the funeral home from 9 am – 11 am, Wednesday.
Arrangements are with Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, 211 W. Third St., Wendell, NC 27591. www.stricklandfuneral.com.