Danny Ray Pickell - SAVANNAH - Danny Ray Pickell, age 55, passed away Tuesday at his residence with his family by his side and under the care of Gentiva Hospice. He was a lifelong resident of Savannah and was a 1976 graduate of Savannah High School where he was a member of the state championship baseball team. Danny was a member of First Baptist Church of the Islands where he sang in the church choir. He was a former member and deacon of the Whitemarsh Baptist Church. Danny adored spending time with his grandchildren loved to play sports, and loved the University of Georgia Bulldogs. He was the coordinator of the Islands Church softball league and the coach of the First Baptist #1 team. Danny was very family oriented and was loved by all of his family and friends. Survivors include his wife, Jeannette S. Pickell; his son, Robert Lee Pickell; his daughter, Danielle Pickell (Kyle) McGinnis, all of Savannah; three grandchildren, Suthern and Julia Pickell, and Tristin Sutton; his sister, Donna Pickell (Mark) Rollison of Charlotte, NC; his cousin, Jean Anchors of Savannah; five brothers-in-law, five sisters- in-law; and numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held Friday from 11:00 until 12:00 at Fairhaven Funeral Home, Hubert C. Baker Chapel. The funeral service will be held Friday at 12:00 P.M. at Fairhaven Funeral Home, Hubert C. Baker Chapel with Rev. Brooks Cail officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network www.purplestride.org/savannah in Danny's memory. Savannah Morning News September 26, 2013 Please sign our Obituary Guest Book at savannahnow.com/obituaries.
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Published in Savannah Morning News on Sept. 26, 2013