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Danny Lee ComptonPassing: August 6, 2019

Service:

Chastain Funeral Home

Sunday, August 11th @ 1:30 p.m.

Visitation:

Chastain Funeral Home

Saturday, August 10th @ 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Cemetery:

Mt. Horeb Cemetery

Sunday, August 11th

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.

Surviving:
wife,
Sue Compton of Mitchell
children,
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
22 grandchildren
  2 great grandchildren
siblings,
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

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39 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Debby & Tony Dobson | http://Lebanon Tn
    Date: August 15, 2019
    Danny was such a wonderful person. Always smiling and always helping others. Sue and family, we are truly sorry for your loss. He will be deeply missed. Prayers
  2. Guest: Theron Chilton | http://BLOOMINGTON
    Date: August 12, 2019
    Ryan, our deepest sympathies to you and your family during this time of loss. Danny was an awesome person, his lost will be felt by many. Keeping you and your family in thoughts n prayers. Theron, Cameron, and Molly.
  3. Guest: Tim grissom | http://Bedford, IN
    Date: August 11, 2019
    Sue, I am so sorry Danny's sudden passing. He has been a life long friend and I often reflect on the things we did when we were younger. Dan was a free spirit and it was an honor to call him my friend. God bless home and keep him on his journey home. Take care Sue! Tim
  4. Guest: BRENT AND CARLA GEARY | http://LAKE WALES, FL
    Date: August 11, 2019
    SUE AND FAMILY WE WERE SO SORRY TO HEAR OF DANNY'S PASSING. YOU AND YOUR FAMILY ARE IN OUR PRAYERS. HE WILL BE MISSED BY ALL WHO KNEW HIM. CARLA AND BRENT GEARY
  5. Guest: Michael L. Wilson | http://Loogootee , Indiana
    Date: August 10, 2019
    God Bless You and Your Family Danny. Love you bud.
  6. Guest: Jeffrey Purdy | http://Bedford In
    Date: August 10, 2019
    So very sorry for your loss Sue and Children, Danny was such a great man to work for at Woodsferry Caf'e We had such a great time there!! My condolences to you all.
  7. Guest: Bill and Debbie Coats | http://Plainfield IN
    Date: August 9, 2019
    Danny was a good boating buddy of ours for many years. Our time with Danny and Sue will always be very special to us! Because of "EAGLE ONE" everytime we see an eagle at Lake Monroe, we will always be reminded of Danny!
  8. Guest: Erica Lea Doss | http://Mitchell, IN
    Date: August 9, 2019
    Darin & Mandy, so sorry for your loss. We love you, let us know if you need anything. Donation was made to White River Humane Society in Danny's Memory.
  9. Guest: Beverly Reed-Esakson | http://Aurora, Colorado
    Date: August 9, 2019
    Kyle and family, I am sorry for your sudden loss of Danny in your lives. His personality was larger than life, and I know he will be sadly missed by you all. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Love, Bev
  10. Guest: Jerry and Cathy Miller | http://Bedford
    Date: August 9, 2019
    So very sorry for your loss. Your family is in our prayers.
  11. Guest: Cindy (Tanksley) Ryan | http://Canberra, Australia
    Date: August 9, 2019
    You all are in my prayers. Sorry to hear about your loss Kym and family.
  12. Guest: Loren Tanner | http://Patricksburg, Indiana
    Date: August 8, 2019
    Condolences to the family
  13. Guest: Kathy Fultz Davis | http://Bedford
    Date: August 8, 2019
    I am so sorry to hear about Danny. He was such a sweet guy. My prayers are with you, Sue, and all of your family.
  14. Guest: Val Inman | http://Springville, Indiana
    Date: August 8, 2019
    Loved working for Danny at Woodsferry. Great smile, good man. My condolences.
  15. Guest: Rebekah Smith | http://Campbellsburg, Indiana
    Date: August 8, 2019
    So sorry Sue, my heart breaks for you and your family. He was such a great person. I'll be keeping you and your family in my prayers. Working with you guys at woodsferry was the best job I ever had because of you two. Again, I'm so sorry 😭😭
  16. Guest: Gary Mundy | http://Mitchell, IN
    Date: August 8, 2019
    Danny was the best neighbor and friend anyone could ever hope to have and I feel privileged to have known him. A great and talented man has left us.
  17. Guest: Lottie hurt | http://Mitchell indiana
    Date: August 8, 2019
    Had so many memories with Danny ,Sue,and their kids,he was a wonderful man, just so heart breaking,praying for the family,.
  18. Guest: suetta purlee | http://MITCHELL
    Date: August 8, 2019
    I am so sorry to hear this.. I worked with Danny at Comptons Stepsaver and Sue.. He was my classmate.. He was a great guy to be around.. God Bless Sue and family..
  19. Guest: Andrea Furio Hanson | http://Clinton Corners, New York
    Date: August 7, 2019
    I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your husband Danny. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your entire family. Andrea (Julia’s friend)
  20. Guest: Maggie Pluris | http://Defuniak springs
    Date: August 7, 2019
    My thoughts and prayers are with the family. I had many fun and memorable times as a child with Danny and Anita!
  21. Guest: Jack and Debbie Woods | http://Bedford , Indiana
    Date: August 7, 2019
    Sue, we are so sad to hear of Danny’s passing! We love you both! Sending Prayers and Hugs to you and your family! Jack and Debbie
  22. Guest: Carla Taylor | http://Ft Myers, Fl
    Date: August 7, 2019
    Sue, my heart breaks for you and the kids. I can’t imagine the shock. I pray that you can feel the arms of God around you. Sending much love, hugs and prayers. Carla
  23. Guest: Lori Parker | http://Bedford
    Date: August 7, 2019
    Sending my sincere condolences. Danny was such a wonderful person! Sue and family, my thoughts and prayers are with you. May God give you strength during this difficult time. Love you all!
  24. Guest: Mary Callahan | http://Mitchell, Indiana
    Date: August 7, 2019
    I am so sorry to hear about Danny. My prayers go out to Sue and the family. May you find comfort in Your memories of time spent together.
  25. Guest: Patricia Menville | http://Somerville. Texas
    Date: August 7, 2019
    Praying for you Sue and your family.
  26. Guest: Debbie (Fleenor) Clock | http://Mitchell
    Date: August 7, 2019
    I have known Danny for many years. He was always smiling and always a kind word. He will be missed. My thoughts and prayers are with you, Sue & family. May God give you comfort. Debbie
  27. Guest: Judy Chisham Newlin | http://Orleans, IN
    Date: August 7, 2019
    Sue and Family, I want to tell you all how very sorry I was to hear about Danny. I have such fond memories or being around the entire family over the years and working for Danny at Woodsferry Café many years ago. He was always so very good to me and I loved working for him. You are ALL in my thoughts and prayers. Judy
  28. Guest: Mike and Rita Ramey | http://Bloomington, IN
    Date: August 7, 2019
    What shocking news. We are so sorry. Just always had fun with Danny, laughing with his siblings. Hard working man, that loved his family. God Bless all of you at this difficult time. Love n prayers Mike n Retie
  29. Guest: Kenny Watterson | http://Granger, IN
    Date: August 7, 2019
    Cheryl and I offer our sincere condolences to the family. Danny was my classmate and friend since grade school. I have a lot of respect for the fine man and friend that he was. May he rest in eternal peace.
  30. Guest: Penny & Alan Pridemore | http://Mitchell, IN
    Date: August 7, 2019
    Sue and Family, Alan and I are so sorry to hear about Danny. He was a wonderful man. All of you are in our Hearts and Prayers. May God Bless and comfort you.
  31. Guest: Kevin Burton | http://Bedford, Indiana
    Date: August 7, 2019
    So sorry to hear about Danny. Thoughts and prayers to you and your family Kyle.
  32. Guest: Dawn Ribelin | http://Indianapolis
    Date: August 7, 2019
    So sorry to hear about Danny's passing. Prayers to all the family and friends.
  33. Guest: Sheila and Eddy Grubbs | http://Mitchell, In
    Date: August 7, 2019
    Sorry for your loss, Danny was a good person. Prayers for the family.
  34. Guest: Beth Doub | http://Mitchell
    Date: August 7, 2019
    So sorry to hear this. Our thoughts and prayers are with Kyle,Sue and family. Danny always had a smile when you saw him! God bless you all.
  35. Guest: Jack Murphy | http://Mitchell, Indiana
    Date: August 7, 2019
    I’m shocked and deeply saddened to learn of the passing of this good man, classmate and friend. Hardworking and always a smile. Condolences to his family.
  36. Guest: Bobbi Hunter | http://Mitchell, Indiana
    Date: August 7, 2019
    Sue and Family, I am so sorry to hear of Danny's passing. He was always such a joy to talk to. Please know that all of you are in my prayers. Bobbi Jo
  37. Guest: Cheryll and Larry Polley | http://Bloomington
    Date: August 7, 2019
    Danny was such a wonderful person. Always smiling and always willing to help. We have great memories from the lake. Sue and family, we are truly sorry for your loss. He will be deeply missed.
  38. Guest: Larry and Lynn Fletcher | http://Mitchell Indiana
    Date: August 7, 2019
    Danny always had a smile on his face. Him and Sue are very sweet people..
  39. Guest: Janet and Charlie | http://Mitchell
    Date: August 7, 2019
    Sue and family, Was so sorry to hear of Dannys passing. Was a shock to us. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Janet and Charlie Noe
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