Danny Lewis Presnell Sr., 70, died Friday, Nov. 29, 2013, at Hope Hospice after a period of declining illness. He was born Nov. 24, 1943, in Yancy County, North Carolina, to the late Claude and Myrtle Laws Presnell.
He was the loving husband of Beverly Sienna Presnell and a member of the First Community Congregational Church.
He retired from the Town of East Haddam, Conn., as a supervisor of the transfer station.
Surviving are his son, Danny II; daughters, Michele Tirone and Darcy (Robert) Roper; grandchildren, Ryan North, James Tirone, Sienna Roper, Jonathan Roper, Danny James Presnell, Anthony Presnell and Alessandria Presnell-Bowers; brothers, Harold Dean (Willa) Presnell, Larry (Tammy) Presnell and Maurice (Kim) Presnell; sister, Linda Morris; and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held in North Carolina at the convenience of his family.
Arrangements are being handled by the Hodges-Farley Funeral Home.