Charles W. Denton passed away on Monday, September 9, 2019, at the University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville, Va. He was the former fire chief of Bristol, Va. Fire Dept. Arrangements are incomplete. Condolences and memories may be left for the family at akardfuneralhome.com. Akard Funeral Home, (423) 989-4800 is serving the Denton family.