Dan Creighton

Dan Creighton, 85 of Chillicothe, Texas passed away on Friday, Oct. 2, 2020.Graveside services were held Monday, Oct. 5, 2020 at 2 p.m. at the Chillicothe Cemetery with Rev. Wallace Clay and Rev. Clay Carter offi ciating under the direction of Smith Chapel/Sullivan Funeral Home.Dan was born Wednesday, March 6, 1935 in Chillicothe, Texas to the late Addis Lee Creighton and the late Myrtle Ethel Hale Creighton. Dan married Mary Helen Trapp on May 17,1955 in Chillicothe Texas. Dan was a graduate of Chillicothe High School and was a lifetime resident of Chillicothe. Dan retired from the Farmers Cooperative after working there from 1980- 2006. Dan was a member of the Chillicothe Lions Club from 1987 until present. He served twice as president and received the Lion of the Year. Dan served as the Republican County Precinct chairman for several years and was also on the Chillicothe Hospital Board of Directors for two terms. Dan was on the First National Bank Board from 1989 until 2015, Texas Cotton Ginners Cooperative Board. Dan had served on the Hardeman County Conservation Board in Quanah and the Hardeman County Appraisal Board. Dan had volunteered with Meals on Wheels for many years. He was an avid gardener and loved working in his yard, home improvement projects and lawn projects. Dan was a life long Dallas Cowboys Fan and he loved music of all kinds and poetry by Robert W Service. Dan was a member of First Baptist Church of Chillicothe.Dan is survived by his wife of the home Mary Helen Creighton; one daughter Gina Marks of Abilene, Texas and one granddaughter Reilly Marks. Dan is also survived by four sisters Deann Merchant of Amarillo, Texas, Bobbie Pursley of Colleyville, Texas, Sue Inman of Arlington, Texas. and Joy Johnston of Frisco, Texas along with numerous nieces and nephews.Visitation was held Sunday from 5-6 p,m. at the Smith Chapel in ChillicotheMemorials can be made to Hospice of Wichita Falls.

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