April 9, 1983 - April 27, 2013 OKLAHOMA CITY Daniel N. Fannin, of Oklahoma City, was born in Morehead, Kentucky, on April 9, 1983. For 12 years, Daniel served his country as a member of the 361st Expeditionary Reconnaissance Squadron. Staff Sergeant Fannin was currently serving on the MC-12; he also served as a member of the E-3 community, accumulating over 2,000 hours of flight time. Highlights and recognitions during his Air Force career include being awarded three Air Medals, Air Force Commendation Medal, Air Force Achievement Medal and was a distinguished graduate (ALS). Daniel was awarded the Bronze Star posthumously. Daniel is survived by his wife, Sonya Fannin; mother, Sharri Hamm Jones; father, Darrell Fannin; grandparents, Henry and Fern Hamm; father and mother-in-law, John and Taunya Massengale; and many more relatives. Daniel was a loving, Christian man, who studied the many works of Luther and read both the Large and Small Catechism. He also encouraged those he discussed Jesus with to also read those works of Luther. Daniel's favorite interests were playing with his dog, Charlie; seeing historical sights; and spending time with his wife. Funeral Services will be conducted by Ford Funeral Service at 10 a.m. Monday, May 13, 2013, in the Performing Arts Center at Rose State College, with burial at 2 p.m. at Fort Gibson National Cemetery, with full military honors.
Published in The Oklahoman on May 12, 2013