Jack R. Densman

May 20, 1936October 3, 2013
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Jack R. Densman, 77, of Waco, passed away Thursday, October 3, 2013 at Providence Hospital with his loving family and dear friends by his side. A graveside service to honor Jack will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at Waco Memorial Park. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, October 7 at Connally Compton Funeral Directors.

Jack was born May 20, 1936 in Durango, Falls County, TX to J.R. and Nova Frank (McCleary) Densman. He grew up in the Durango and Lott area. Jack joined the US Army in 1958 and proudly served his country during the Korean War. He was honorably discharged on June, 30, 1963. On January 27, 1961, he married his beloved Nelda Joan Braswell, also of Falls County. Jack and Nelda were so blessed to be able to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary before Nelda passed away in June 2011. Jack spent many years working in the wholesale grocery industry, always there to offer a big smile to customers. He will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.

Jack was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Nelda; and step-son, Tommy Bench, Jr. (TJ). He leaves behind to cherish his memory his daughters, Sundie Francies and Pam Thomas; son, Ronnie Densman; four grandchildren, Nicky Jordan, Chris Simmons, Jeremy Bench and Katy Bench; six great-grandchildren, Gavin Jordan, Lexi Jordan, MaKenzie Jordan, Alyssa Simmons, Cameron Simmons and Sarah Bench; brothers, Harold and Kathy Holtzclaw and Don and Denise Holtzclaw; cousin, Nova Tindle; brother -in- law Jackie Braswell and wife Janie; and sister-in-law, Shirlene Eades.


  • Visitation Monday, October 7, 2013
  • Graveside Service Tuesday, October 8, 2013

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Billy Ramsey

October 8, 2013

I would like to extent my condolences to the entire Densman Family during this time of loss.

Jack will be missed by many, including me.

Nicky, John, Gavin, Lexi, MaKenzie Jordan

October 8, 2013

We will miss you so very much Papa Jack. We are sending our love up to heaven. Be sure and share the love with Nanny. Love you bunches.

Donna Wiley

October 7, 2013

Ron, you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Just know that your mom and dad are together again, in Heaven.
Your friend,


Sherry Campbell

October 7, 2013

Ron, I am so very sorry for your & your family are in my thoughts & prayers for strength, comfort & peace. May you feel God's love surround you as He brings you through this time of sorrow.

Chris, Christina and kids Simmons

October 7, 2013

We are gonna miss you so much Papa Jack but now you can go bug Nanny and be together again. Love you so much.

John Galvez

October 7, 2013

I'm going to miss talking to Jack. He's going to be missed by family and friends, I'm sure. He was good at making people laugh.My deepest sympathy to family and friends for your loss.


October 5, 2013

jack i'm sure going to miss you o'l buddy and i'm sure your love one ones will to,je

Nina and Sandra Sullins

October 5, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Doug Ramsey

October 5, 2013

Going to miss you Jack.I have a lot of good memories of a lot of wondreful family meals at the house.
Doug Ramsey

Ruby Straten

October 5, 2013

To all the family,I am really sorry to hear about Jack. He was always a sweet man. Even though I haven't seen him very much over the years ill always remember him. Love to all.