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Sunday, March 21, 2021

Obituary - Densil Dean Quick

Densil Dean Quick, 79, passed away March 15, 2021 after a short battle with cancer. Born on September 12, 1941 and raised in Butler, Missouri, he moved to Middleburg, Florida in 1983. He was the youngest of 10 children, and son of the late George E. and Fannie E. Bellamy Quick of Butler. Densil’s late wife was Judith Mildred Bazemore Quick of Savannah, Georgia. 

Densil retired as a SK-1 Petty Officer First Class, and was a Navy veteran of the Vietnam War. He worked as a truck driver and dispatcher at Davis Express, as a bus driver for the children at the YMCA, and as a security guard at S.A.F.E. Management.

Densil was a member of First Baptist Church of Middleburg. He was a deacon, usher, Sunday school teacher, was active in the children’s ministry, and was part of the clown ministry. He also loved to travel and to explore new places.

Survivors include daughters, Cindy Gina Nelson and husband Marvin B. Nelson, and Bridget Trina Trenado and husband Pedro Pacheco; son, Aaron Scott Quick and wife Tinatin Quick; sisters, Ione Berry and Evelina Payne; brother, Loyd Quick, and 4 grandchildren, Abigail, Caleb, Bethany, and Miriam Nelson; grandson by marriage, Gabriel Pacheco; and a host of nieces, nephews, and in-laws. He was preceded in death by a son, Densil Dean Quick, Jr; 3 brothers, George F. Quick, Lilburn Quick, and Keith Quick, and 3 sisters, Elizabeth Ruhs Payne, Patty Russell, and Berneice Quick.

The family will receive friends for visitation on Friday, March 26, 2021 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. at Hardage-Giddens and Funeral Home & Memorial Park, 3601 Old Jennings Rd, Middleburg, Florida 32068. Funeral service with military honors will be on Saturday March 27, 2021 at 1:00 pm at First Baptist Church of Middleburg, 2645 Blanding Blvd, Middleburg, FL 32068. The family requests in lieu of flowers that memorials be sent to St. Joseph’s Indian School, PO Box 326, Chamberlain, SD, 57326, www.stjo.org.