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Danny Queen
GAFFNEY, SC-- Danny Kent Queen, 78, of 1003 Boiling Springs Highway, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, June 11, 2018.
Born in Gaffney, he was the husband of Sandra Jones Queen, son of the late WJ Queen and Evelyn Morrow Queen McMillion, stepson of Lois Queen of Lancaster, SC and the late Mac McMillion, and was raised by his grandparents, the late Will & Macie Queen. He was a graduate of Gaffney High School and Auto Diesel School of Nashville and worked out of Martin's Automotive for 60 years. He was a Shriner and Mason, loved golf, and was a former board member of Cherokee National Golf & Recreational Club. He was an avid race car owner and engine builder, participated in the Men's Mission Project at Magnolias, and was a member of Grassy Pond Baptist Church where he taught the Morgan McCraw Sunday school class.
Surviving in addition to his wife are a son, Dalon Queen and wife, Ruthe, of Gaffney; two sisters, Penny Ribelin and husband, Freddie, of Lancaster and Dr. Kandy Queen-Sutherland and husband, Dr. Dixon, of Deland, FL; a sister-in-law, Linda Queen of Lancaster; two grandchildren, Margaret Anne Queen and W. J. Queen; numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents and stepfather, he was preceded in death by a brother, Ronnie Queen.
The family will receive friends from 2:00 until 4:00 PM on Thursday, June 14, 2018 at Grassy Pond Baptist Church. Memorial services will immediately follow at 4:00 PM at the Church with Rev. Wil Owens, Dr. Kandy Queen-Sutherland and Rev. Warren Fowler officiating. Interment will be in the Grassy Pond Baptist Church Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Grassy Pond Baptist Church, 'Building Fund' or 'Youth Fund', 254 Grassy Pond Road, Gaffney, SC 29341.
The family will be at the home of Dalon and Ruthe Queen, 1330 Robbs School Road, Gaffney.
An online guest register is available at www.blakelyfuneralhome.com.
Blakely Funeral Home & Crematory, Gaffney, SC
Published in Spartanburg Herald-Journal from June 13 to June 14, 2018
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