Danny C. Boone “Boonie” age 69, from Strunk, KY, passed from this life on Saturday December 28, 2019 at the Jean Waddle Hospice Care Center in Somerset, Kentucky.
He was born on February 6, 1950 in Strunk, Kentucky to the late Wilbur Boone and Lessie (Chitwood) Boone.
Danny was a proud Veteran of the United States Navy, having served his country for 8 years. He was also a lifetime member of the American Legion, where he spent most of his time and made lifelong friends that will cherish his memory. Danny took great pride serving in the Legion with his fellow service men and women. Prior to retirement, he had worked for the State of Kentucky Highway department. Danny also loved the outdoors, watching westerns, and being with his friends and family. He will be sadly missed.
Danny is preceded by his parents, Ed & Lessie Meadows and Wilbur Boone; a daughter Amber Danyel Boone; and a grandson, Tyler Boone. He is also preceded by the love of his life, Lena Phelps and siblings Rev. James M McGuffey, Tommy L McGuffey, Phyllis A Watters, Ernest Roy McGuffey, Don C McGuffey, and Steven M Boone.
Surviving family include his children, Lessie “Jinny” White (and Jim), Danny E. Boone, Steve Boone, Kathy Gettings (and Joe); 4 grandchildren; 1 great-grandson; a brother Harold McGuffey (and Dixie) and a sister Jennie Sipe (and Grady); a step-brother Jimmy Meadows (and Judy); and step-sisters, Roberta Ledbetter and Julie Spradlin (and Hural).
Also surviving are many nieces, nephews, extended family, and very special friends that Danny considered as family, Bruce Anderson & Tina Strunk.
Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at 1:00 pm in the chapel of Pine Knot Funeral Home with words of comfort by Scottie Morrow, Bro. Tom Corder, and Rev. Jeff Bryant. Burial is to follow in the Hayes Creek Cemetery with full military honors provided by the American Legion Post 115 Stearns, KY. The family will receive friends for visitation on Monday from 6:00 until 9:00 pm at the funeral home.
Pine Knot Funeral Home is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.
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