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Danny Alan PembertonPassing: September 23, 2023


Chastain Funeral Home

Funeral Service

Thursday, September 28th @ 1:00pm


Chastain Funeral Home

September 28th @ 11:00am-1:00pm


Mitchell Cemetery

Thursday, September 28th

MITCHELL – Danny Alan Pemberton, 74, passed away Saturday, September 23, 2023, at Indiana University Health Bedford Hospital.

Born June 28, 1949, in Bedford, he was the son of Winfred J. “Wink” and Juanita M. (Tow) Pemberton.  He married Jonna Dale Ely on June 8, 1968 and she survives.

Danny was a 1967 graduate of Mitchell High School and retired from General Motors.  He was a member of the Paoli Masonic Lodge No. 119 F.&A.M., The Sons of American Legion Post No. 250, and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107 Auxiliary.  Danny enjoyed woodworking, riding his motorcycle, and shooting guns.  His granddaughters were his world and he loved spending time with them.

Surviving are his wife, Jonna Dale Pemberton of Mitchell; children, Lisa Dawn Fish of Mitchell and Alan Wayne Pemberton of Mitchell; grandchildren, Abby Danielle Fish, Alexandra “Ally” Dawn Fish, Ashlyn River Pemberton, and Marcus Donald Fish; great-granddaughter, Brynlee Michaela Fish; and his beloved dog, Annie.

His parents; granddaughter, Anna Renae Fish; brother, Steven Pemberton; and in-laws, James and Mary Ely, preceded him in death.

Funeral service will be at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, September 28, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Pastor Dwight Dunbar officiating.  Burial will be at Mitchell Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. until the service on Thursday at the funeral home.

Memorial Gifts:  White River Humane Society

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17 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: kathie a rhorer | bedford
    Date: September 28, 2023
    so sorry for your loss, Danny was a great guy, enjoyed our visits with you guys. here will be greatly missed. i know Buddy will miss him dearly a geat friend
  2. Guest: The Lynns | Mitchell
    Date: September 27, 2023
    We were so sorry to hear the passing of Danny. We watched him go up and down the road on his motorcycle. Your family is in our prayers 🙏
  3. Guest: Sheila Bex | Mitchell, in
    Date: September 27, 2023
    Lisa so sorry for your loss. You’re in my thoughts and prayers. If you need anything let me know Kevin and I are right there.
  4. Guest: Randy Duke | Victoria, Texas
    Date: September 26, 2023
    I want to be there but it's just not possible. Danny, you were a father figure to me. Rest now, your fight is over.
  5. Guest: Suzie Leatherman | Mitchell, IN
    Date: September 26, 2023
    Anita, I’m so very sorry for your loss of your brother. You will be in our thoughts and prayers ❤🙏❤🙏
  6. Guest: Michelle Renee Henderson | Lexington, Ky
    Date: September 26, 2023
    I'm so sorry. Prayers for you all in the coming days.
  7. Guest: Debby Knight Dobson | Lebanon Tn
    Date: September 25, 2023
    Jonna, & Family Please know that I am keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.Sending you love and strength. May the memories of your loved one bring you comfort and peace in the days ahead. My heart goes out to you and your family during this difficult time. Growing up Our neighborhood was blessed with good people.Your family was one of those.Danny will be missed. My deepest Sympathy to all of you🙏😢 God bless.....❤Debby Knight Dobson
  8. Guest: Missy Tanksley | Loogootee, IN
    Date: September 25, 2023
    I am so sorry for your loss! My thoughts and prayers are with all of the family!
  9. Guest: Debbie ( Fleenor) Clock | MITCHELL
    Date: September 25, 2023
    Alan & family, I am so very sorry for your loss. My heart goes out to you, your Mom, your sister and family. Keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers. Debbie (Aaron’s mom)
  10. Guest: Barney Tow | Bloomington, In
    Date: September 25, 2023
    Condolences to his family. Danny and I carpooled together going to Crane. He was a great guy.
  11. Guest: Raymond Ely | Bedford, Indiana
    Date: September 25, 2023
    Will miss you Brother, the memories are forever, the times on the river, the poker games in the garage. Rest in peace my friend.
  12. Guest: David Zeeks | Mitchell, Indiana
    Date: September 25, 2023
    What a great man that I thought a lot of I’ll miss you ole buddy ! Love ya Jonna , Lisa , Alan
  13. Guest: Billy & Amy Slaten | Mitchell, IN
    Date: September 25, 2023
    Great friend! We will cherish all the wonderful memories. He will be greatly missed.
  14. Guest: Bobbetta Robertson | Mitchell IN
    Date: September 25, 2023
  15. Guest: Elaine (Korki tincher) Lagenour | Bedford ind
    Date: September 25, 2023
    So sorry to hear this Joana prayers for you n the family
  16. Guest: Robin Roberts | Orleans, IN
    Date: September 25, 2023
    Will miss my friend. I loved cussing and discussing Liberals, Obama, Biden and other creatures with him. Dan was as outspoken as me. Great friend.
  17. Guest: Tony & Diane Nugent | Mitchell
    Date: September 25, 2023
    Gone but not forgotten, Always in Our Heart. Going To Miss You Buddy. LOL.