Danford

From staff and wire reports

March 22, 2013 at 10:16 am  | Mobile Reader | Pring this storyPrint 

Jack L. Danford, 84, transitioned into heaven on Friday, March 15 at 10:20 p.m. to be rejoined with his beloved wife, Sue Danford. Jack was a dedicated and loving father to W. Patrick Danford, Jana Lynn D. (Wayne) Knight and the late Joseph L. (Connie) Danford. Paw-Paw Jack was dearly loved by his nine grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, with two more on the way this spring, and a host of nieces and nephews.

Jack was born and raised in West Virginia for 40 years, resided in Luling and Farmerville, La. for 39 years and lived with his daughter in Joliet, Ill. since 2006.

A U.S. Army veteran who also served in the West Virginia National Guard for 17 years. He was a retired employee of Union Carbide after 34 years of service. Jack was also a volunteer fireman, a member of the Masonic Lodge and the Shriner’s. Jack was always active in his church, the community and he enjoyed helping others.

A private Celebration of Life will occur at a later date. Jack and the family requests that in lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the Hope United Methodist Church Building Fund, 2506 Caton Farm Road, Joliet, IL 60435.

The family thanks everyone for their thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Arrangements entrusted to Fred C. Dames Funeral Home, 3200 Black at Essington Rds., Joliet, IL 60435.




View other articles written From staff and wire reports

featured merchant

Grand Ridge Golf Club
Grand Ridge Golf Club Grand Ridge Golf Club’s eighteen holes wind through the Willowdale subdivision. Become a member or just come play a round of golf, check out our merchandise in the pro shop, and have some lunch and a beverage at the 19th Hole!

Fire chief involved in fatal crash finally returns home
Fire chief involved in fatal crash finally returns home
- 774 views
Former Hahnville Volunteer Fire Department Chief Arthur Tregre has returned home after being hospitalized since last August following a head-on collision with St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Deputy Jeff Watson, who died in the accident.