Denver, John Francis "Jay"

Sunday, February 17, 2013

John Francis “Jay” Denver, 66, passed away on Saturday, February 16, 2013 due to complications from ongoing illnesses. 

He was born on November 26, 1946 in Wilmington, De., the son of the late Fran and Mary Denver.

Jay attended Virginia Polytechnic Institute, where he majored in Mechanical Engineering. He was a U.S. Army veteran, having served in the Vietnam War. He was awarded the Bronze Star. Jay worked for the Tennessee Valley Authority for many years.

Survivors include sisters, Debbie Denver Underwood of Acworth, Georgia and Ginny Denver of Pasadena, Texas; brother, Kevin (Jane) Denver of Chattanooga; several nieces and nephews, including Amy (Aaron) Aponick of Gainesville, Florida; Katie (Kyle) Simms, Ryan (Laura) Veariel and Brett Veariel, all of Houston, Texas; Rob Underwood of Washington, DC; Jenny Denver and Jon (Jennifer) Denver of Chattanooga. He is also survived by two grand-nieces, Alexa Mary Simms and Elizabeth Audrey Aponick and a grand-nephew, Jaxson Kevin Denver.

The family will receive friends from 4-7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 19, at the North Chapel. A memorial service will follow at 7 p.m.   

In lieu of flowers, please honor Jay’s memory by making a donation to the charity of your choice or one of his favorites, such as Chattanooga Community Kitchen, P.O. Box 11203, Chattanooga, Tn. 37401; Ronald McDonald House, 200 Central Ave., Chattanooga, Tn. 37403 or the Karen Lawrence Run for St Jude Children’s Research Hospital, c/o Chattanooga Track Club, P.O. Box 11241, Chattanooga, Tn. 37401.

Arrangements by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson, Tn. 37343. 

Please share your thoughts and condolences at www.chattanooganorthchapel.com.

 


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