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.

 


Mitchell, Charles Homer "Buddy"

Charles Homer "Buddy" Mitchell, 79, of Chattanooga, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, January 23, 2015, surrounded by his loving family and friends. Charles was born in Harlan County, Ky., but lived most of his life in Chattanooga. He was a hard worker with many years in the grocery business. Charles retired from Jernigan's Furniture in 1999. Charles was preceded in ... (click for more)

Bradley, Houston Lee

Houston   Lee   Bradley , 58, of Rossville, died on Saturday, January 24, 2015. He was a lifelong resident of the North Georgia area and was of the Baptist faith. He retired from Dixie Industries in 2010 after more than 36 years of service as a Production Leader and enjoyed hunting, fishing and just being outdoors. He was a loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather ... (click for more)

Porcarello, Anthony, Jr. (LaFayette)

Anthony Porcarello, Jr., 30, of LaFayette, Georgia, died on Sunday, January 25, 2015, at Floyd Medical Center. He was born on April 18, 1984 in Rome, Ga., the son of Penny Renee Humphreys Bruce.  Survivors include his mother and step-father, Penny Renee Humphreys Bruce and Jerry Bruce, step-brother, Jeremy Bruce,  aunts and uncles, Theresa Humphreys Canada and Larry ... (click for more)

Gore, James Gordon (Pikeville)

James Gordon Gore, 70, of Pikeville, TN, passed away on Friday, January 23, 2015. James was employed both with Sell’s Building Supply and with London’s furniture for several years. He enjoyed fishing, taking walks, and riding 4-wheelers. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jim and Nellie Gore; and two brothers, Ray and Clarence Gore. He is survived by his wife, Barbara ... (click for more)

Deonta Banks, 23, Shot On Wilcox Boulevard Early Sunday Morning

Deonta Banks, 23, was shot early Sunday morning on Wilcox Boulevard. At approximately  3 a.m.  the Chattanooga Police Department responded to shots fired at 3232 Wilcox Boulevard.  Upon arrival, Chattanooga police located a single victim, Deonta Banks, suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound. He  was transported to a local hospital for treatment. ... (click for more)

Man Stabbed In Domestic Dispute On Sunrise Lane Saturday Morning

A man was stabbed Saturday morning on Sunrise Lane.   At approximately  11:41  a.m., the Chattanooga Police Department responded to a reported stabbing at 309 Sunrise Lane.  Officers located a 45-year-old black male suffering from a non-life threatening stab wound. The victim was transported to a local hospital for his injury.   The ... (click for more)