WALDEN - Daniel David "Danny" Corey, 60, of Walden, died unexpectedly Monday, December 17, 2012, at his residence.
He was born October 8, 1952, in Hardwick, the son of Alton E. Corey and Thelma (Rathburn) Corey. He was a member of the last class to graduate from Hardwick Academy.
Danny had been married to Cathy DeGoosh.
He was a self-employed painter. He made his home in Walden with caregivers for more than 10 years. He enjoyed motorcycling, snowmobiling, camping, auto racing, water skiing and music.
Survivors include his mother, Thelma Corey of Montpelier; a brother-in-law, Lennie Stockwell of Braintree; aunts and uncles, Clifton and Ruth Rathburn and Delma and Kenneth King, all of Woodbury; a niece, Megan Beachum and her husband, Curt, of Woodbury; a nephew, Kip Stockwell and his wife, Amanda, of Randolph Center; grandnieces and grandnephews, Kagan Beachum of Woodbury, Howard Stockwell, Avery Stockwell and Grace Stockwell, all of Randolph Center; and his caregivers, Carl and Roxanne Corrow of Walden.
He was predeceased by his father, Alton Corey, in 1998; a brother, Wayne F. "Joe" Corey, in 2000; and a sister, Elaine Stockwell, in 2011.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, December 22, 2012, at 1 p.m. at the Northern Vermont Funeral Home, 60 Elm St., Hardwick, with the Rev. Ernest Machia of the Hope Community Church in Walden. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to the Brain Injury Association of Vermont, PO Box 482, Waterbury, VT 05676.
Arrangements are under the direction of Dian R. Holcomb of Northern Vermont Funeral Service, 60 Elm St., Hardwick.