J. D. Dutton, passed away Sunday, May 7, 2017 at Denton Regional Hospital, one day after his eightieth birthday. He was born in Gainesville, Texas on May 6, 1937. J.D. Married Margaret Josephine Boggs in 1957. She preceded him in death in 1988. On May 30, 1992 he married Cynthia Williams. J.D. was a twenty-two year veteran of the US Navy. Following his military service he was employed with the Cooke County Sheriff's office for twenty years. He was of the Baptist faith
Graveside Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 11th at Callisburg Cemetery with Rev. Ronnie Conyers officiating. Chris Watson, Bill Sullivant, David Jeffries, Michael Dutton, Tim Dutton and Trey Thurman will serve as pallbearers. Mike Compton will serve as an honorary bearer. Visitation will be held at Meador Funeral Home, Gainesville Wednesday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Survivors include his wife, Cindy Dutton of Gainesville; sons, Mike Dutton of Gainesville and Steve Dutton of Gainesville; step-daughters, Jennifer Henry and husband, David of Gordonville and Sherrie Woods and husband, Michael of Gainesville; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and sister, Lujauna Crawford and husband, Johnny of Gainesville. He was preceded in death by his parents, D.W. and Modell (Baker) Atkins and first wife.
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Published on May 8, 2017