Danny Gresham

09/18/1954 – 01/10/2020

Obituary for Danny Gresham

Danny Gresham, 65, of Sedalia, MO, passed away Friday, January 10, 2020 at University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, KS. He was born on September 18, 1954 in Sedalia, the son of Joe Wesley and Zella Marie (Gatewood) Gresham, who preceded him in death.

On November 22, 1990 in Sedalia, he was united in marriage to Carlyn Curry, who survives of the home.

Danny liked watching wrestling and Westerns on TV, reading books, taking care of plants, and exercising. He really enjoyed telling jokes and pulling pranks. He was a lyrical genius. He really enjoyed his kids, grandkids, and pets. Danny served his country honorably in the United States Army. He was a great and loving husband, father, uncle, brother, and friend. He was loved by all.

Besides his wife, survivors include one daughter, Holly Morgan (Chad); four sons, Danny Gresham, Jr (Kelli), Shaun Gresham, Jacob Schock, and Adam Schock (Kenna); one brother, Joe (Mary) Gresham of Fort Worth, TX; three sisters, Tonya Willis (Eddie) of Sedalia, MO, Cheryl Lehmeyer (Brad) of Sedalia, MO, and Julie Streich (Dean) of Belton, MO; thirteen grandchildren, Nicholas, Chance, and Tristan Gresham; Gauge, Cain, and Ashlyn Young; Jack Morgan; and Ian, Adriana, Elijah, Riley, Lillianna, and Leighton; and nephew, Oscar Willis (Wendy) and many other nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Ronnie Dean Gresham; and two sisters, Linda Lockhart and Baby Sandra Sue Gresham.

Memorial services will be held at 10:00 a.m on Monday, January 27, 2020 at the Seventh-day Adventist Church, Sedalia, MO, with Pastor Albert Oetman officiating.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church.

Burial will be at Crown Hill Cemetery, Sedalia, MO with full military honors conducted by Sedalia VFW Post 2591 and the Missouri Army National Guard.

Arrangements are under the direction of Rea Funeral Chapel.

Services

27
Jan

Visitation

09:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Seventh Day Adventist
29531 US-50
Sedalia, MO 65301
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27
Jan

Memorial Service

10:00 AM
Seventh Day Adventist
29531 US-50
Sedalia, MO 65301
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27
Jan

Burial / Interment

11:00 AM
Crown Hil Cemetery
701 N. Engineer
Sedalia, MO 65301
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My deepest sympathy for Danny’s family in this time of sadness. May understanding and peace fill their hearts.
– Rick
So sorry for your loss.
– Donna Morgan
I am sad my long time friend has left us. I should have been a better friend an came to see him more. My heart aches for his family and loved ones. Rest now gentile man.
– Carl Holman

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