William Daniel (Danny) Altice, 67, of Rocky Mount, Virginia passed away Monday, July 26, 2010 while serving his community as a member of the Rocky Mount Volunteer Fire Department. He was born October 12, 1942, son of the late William Oliver Altice, of Rocky Mount and Annis Davis Altice, of Henry. He is survived by his fiancée, Frances C. Holley; his son, William Carey Altice, of Rocky Mount; his daughter, Christie Altice-Weaver and husband, David, of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; his granddaughter, Kayla Denice Altice; a sister, Phyllis Fadely and husband, Jon and two children, of Fairfax Station; brother, Barry Oliver Altice, wife, Jennifer and two children, of Rocky Mount. He was a member of the Rocky Mount Volunteer Fire Department for 47 years, serving as active Chief from 1977 to 1984. He received a Lifetime Achievement Service Recognition Award in February 2008 from the Rocky Mount Volunteer Fire Department. He was a member of the Rocky Mount United Methodist Church. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Funeral services will be conducted from Rocky Mount United Methodist Church 3 p.m. Friday, July 30, 2010 with the Rev. John Plummer and Chaplain Richard Gore officiating. Entombment will follow in Franklin Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Posey W. Dillon and William Danny Altice Memorial Fund c/o Rocky Mount Volunteer Fire Department, 1250 North Main Street, Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151. The family will receive friends Thursday from 5 to 9 p.m. at Rocky Mount Volunteer Fire Department. Arrangements by Conner-Bowman Funeral Home and Crematory Route 220 @ Wirtz Road, Rocky Mount, 334-5151. www.connerbowman.com.
This obituary was originally published in the Roanoke Times.