2017-12-14 / Obituaries

Charles Leonard Danner

Graveside services for Charles Leonard Danner, 53, of Sandtown Road, were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, December 9, 2017, at the Fishing Creek Baptist Church cemetery with Rev. Barry McAvoy officiating. He died Thursday, December 7, 2017, at the St. Mary’s Hospice House in Watkinsville.

Mr. Danner was born in Washington and was the son of the late D.S. Danner Jr. and Louise (Sis) Bumgardner Danner. He graduated from Georgia Southern College with a bachelor’s degree in business. Leonard was a pawnbroker and had worked at the Company Store in Washington for a number of years. He was a Mason and a member of the Hiram Masonic Lodge #51 in Danburg, and was a member of the Fishing Creek Baptist Church.

Survivors include one brother, D.S. (David) Danner III of Washington; one sister, Kathy Danner of Athens; and by a number of cousins.

Members of Hiram Masonic Lodge #51 served as honorary pallbearers.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Fishing Creek Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Gloria Ware, 1156 Sandtown Rd., Washington, GA 30673, or to the St. Mary’s Hospice House, P.O. Box 6588, Athens, GA 30604.

Hopkins Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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