Arden William Haltom, of Granbury, born Aug. 16, 1928 to Albert and Laura Patton Haltom in Lawrence, Kan., died Oct. 28, 2013 at Community Hospice in Burleson.
A memorial service was held Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013, at Granbury First Presbyterian Church.
Memorials: Granbury First Presbyterian Church, Habitat for Humanity or Community Hospice.
Arden graduated from Harper Kansas High School, served in the U.S. Navy and completed tech school at Oklahoma A & M. He went to work for Halliburton Co. He married Deanna Crane on Nov. 13, 1960 in Great Bend, Kansas.
His 32 years with Halliburton Co. found them living in Kansas, Texas, Oklahoma and Manama, Bahrain.
Arden retired in 1986, moving to Granbury in 1989. He enjoyed traveling, both in the RV and internationally. He was a talented builder and woodworker. He volunteered his many talents with church camps, National Parks and Habitat for Humanity. He bragged of many “Great Adventures” with his grandkids in the RV.
Preceding him in death were his parents and a sister, Patsy Tubach.
Survivors: Wife, Deanna; children, Kelly and wife, Anna Marie, Kenneth and wife, Velinda, Heidi and husband, Dan Thorne; four grandchildren; two great-granddaughters.
Wiley Funeral Home made arrangements.