MITCHELL – Danny Lee Compton, 70, passed away Tuesday, August 6, 2019, at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital.
Born December 12, 1948, in Paoli, he was the son of James H. and Elsie Juanita (Hopper) Compton. He married Sue Alice Polley December 11, 1981.
Danny was employed at Crane Army Ammunition Activity. He graduated from Mitchell High School in 1967, established two convenient stores, was owner of Woodsferry Café, and did title work. Danny was a hard-working man and enjoyed golfing and fishing. He loved to teach his grandchildren to fish. Danny was a U. S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War.
Sue Compton of Mitchell
Julia Halligan of Poughkeepsie, New York
Darin (Mandy) Compton of Mitchell
Ryan (Jessica) Gerkin of Bedford
Amanda (Greg) Sullivan of Bedford
Missy (Will) Ray of Mitchell
Angela (Jeff) Kirtley of Gainesville, Florida
Kirstie Compton of Bedford
2 great grandchildren
Anita (Mike) Beasley of Mitchell
Mike (Cher) Compton of Madison
Kyle Compton of Collbran, Colorado
Kelly (Jennifer) Compton of Seymour
Kym Compton of Bloomington
His parents preceded him in death.
Funeral service will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, August 11, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center. Burial will be in Mt. Horeb Cemetery. Military rites will be accorded by American Legion Post No. 250 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107.
The family will receive friends from 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Saturday, and from noon until the service on Sunday at the funeral home.
Memorial Gifts: White River Humane Society
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.chastainfuneralhome.com