Dr. Wendall E Denman
TYLER — Dr. Wendall Denman, age 83 of Tyler, Texas passed away on March 17, 2020. Visitation will be at 5:00-8:00 pm on Thursday, March 26, 2020. Funeral Service will be limited to the immediate family only on Friday, March 27, 2020. A Celebration of Life Service will be planned at a later date. Dr. Denman was born on September 19, 1936 in Baytown, Texas to Winbourne and Lillian Denman. He loved being a Boy Scout and achieved the highest honor as Eagle Scout. After high school, he also attended Lee Junior College. He went to the University of Texas at Austin where he graduated as a Doctor of Dental Surgery and was a devoted UT Longhorn fan. He served four years as a Dental Officer in the Navy’s Seabees with two of those years in Vietnam. After leaving the military, he moved his family back to Texas, residing in Tyler. He held a private Family Dental practice office for 42 years, where his patients were his family. He retired from his Dental Practice in 2006. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and being outdoors. He loved playing “42” (Dominoes).
Survivors include his son and daughter-in-law: Dane and Jenny (Toledo) Denman. Daughter and son-in- law: Danica (Denman) and Eddie Acosta. Son: Drew Denman. Grandchildren: Xavier Acosta, Alexandria Acosta, Blaze Acosta, Skye Acosta. His Beloved of 25 years, Linda Carpenter. Extended family: Yvonne Garrett. Keith Carpenter and his daughters, Morgan and Grace. Kyle and Shanda Carpenter and their daughters, Karlie and Kenlie. Fred and Mellany Gibbon and their daughter Katelyn Ortiz.

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