Clarence Gene Denby, 67, of Etoile, Texas, passed away on March 28, 2023, in Lufkin, Texas. He was born on April 9, 1955, in Hemphill, Texas, to Henry Lamar Denby and Frances White Denby.
Visitation will be held on Friday, March 31, 2023, from 6-8PM at Mangum Funeral Home.
Funeral service will be held at Mangum Funeral Home on Saturday, April 1, 2023, at 10am with Bro. Lamar Denby officiating. Interment will follow at West Hamilton Cemetery.
Clarence was born in Hemphill, Texas. He was raised in West Hamilton, Shelbyville areas. He graduated from Shelbyville High School. Clarence was self-employed and worked in the construction field. He met the love of his life, Brenda Denby, and the two were united in marriage on October 27, 2001. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, watching Bama football, and playing on his computer. He loved his family and loved spending time with his sons and grandchildren. He cherished his wife, and memories made with family. Clarence was a Mason. He several titles throughout the years including, Past Mast for Sam Houston Lodge 32, District instructor for District 15, Deputy District Grand Master 2016, and a Worthy Patron.
Clarence is survived by his loving wife, Brenda Denby; sons, James Lamar Denby and wife Aimee, Daniel Lane Denby and wife Nikki, Jason Burnette Denby, Nicholas Todd Boudreaux and wife Alicia; grandchildren, Micah Denby, Aaron Denby, Halle Denby, Cadence Denby, Trae Rosales, Oliver Boudreaux, Max McDaniel; great-grandchild, Finley Grace Denby; mother, Frances Denby; brothers, Lamar Denby Jr. and wife Roxanne, James Denby and wife Debbie, Michael Denby and wife Florence; sister, Shelia Denby; numerous nieces and nephews; and a host of family and friends that will miss him dearly.
He is preceded in death by his father, Henry Lamar Denby; and sister, Patricia Wade.
Pallbearers serving will be Robert Denby, JR Gallier, Aaron Denby, Micah Denby, Gary McDonald, and Zak Turner.