Eric Allen Denton, 55, of Amarillo, TX died Monday, February 21, 2022.
Memorial services will be at 1:00 P.M., Saturday, March 5, 2022, in the Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel. Arrangements by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Eric was born January 4, 1967, in Canyon, TX and raised in Amarillo where he attended Palo Duro High School.
Eric was an accomplished musician, playing cello and trombone. An especially gifted guitar player, he won a contest to be the 5th member of Tesla. He was a past member of Tungngruve, Sticks & Stones, and Drastic Meazures. Eric was a motorcycle enthusiast.
Survivors include his former wife, Missy Denton, of Amarillo, TX; cousins, Shane Coleman, of Amarillo, TX and Toby Coleman, of Oklahoma City; and many, many more.