November 26, 2012

Danny J. Etherington

GALVESTON — Danny J. Etherington, 65, Galveston, passed away at 2:15 a.m. Monday, Nov. 26, 2012, at his home in Galveston.

Danny was born June 14, 1947, in Howard County to Velma Maxine (Allen) Etherington and Clarence Pete Etherington.

He was married to Marita (Carlile) Etherington on June 14, 1977, in Bunker Hill.

Danny retired from Delco with 25 years service as a Pipe Fitter. He was a member of UAW Local 292 and enjoyed junking and trading. He served in the Army in Vietnam.

He is survived by his wife, Marita Etherington, Galveston; his daughters, Cristina and Jason Jones, Walton, and Danita and Brian Hall, Kokomo; his grandchildren, Curtis Clark, Destin Irwin, Sammy Irwin, Haden Hall, Braden Hall, Halie Petersen, Kenzie Jones, Gracie Jones and Lillie Jones; great-grandsons, Kobi and Jai; brother, Sonny Etherington, Kokomo; sisters, Marilyn and Gene Turner, Tennessee, and Mona and Arnie Little, Kokomo; brother-in-law, Harv Anderson, Kokomo; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Kimberly Ann Onkes; a sister, Patricia Anderson; and his parents.

Military services will be at 4 p.m. Thursday at Murray Weaver Funeral Home in Galveston, with the Rev. Joe Coffin officiating. Burial will be at Bell Mound Cemetery, Howard County. Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be given to Guardian Angel Hospice.

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