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Danny Lee Nelson
Danny Lee NelsonODOTDanny Lee Nelson, 66 of Richwood, died peacefully Saturday morning August 28, 2021 at his home.

He was born January 2, 1955 in Marysville to the late Merlin H. and Mary Ann (Schuler) Nelson, he was also preceded in death by a sister, Linda Kay Nelson, grandsons, Curtis Speakman and Justin Manns and great grandson, William Nelson.

Danny was as a 1973 graduate of the North Union High School. He was a heavy equipment operator for ODOT, working out of the Richwood and Delaware offices. He retired in 2000 after 25 yrs. He was also an auctioneer.
Danny enjoyed hunting and fishing. His greatest joy was spending time with his family, he loved them all.
Danny was a member of the Byhalia Friends Church.

On April 23, 1977 at the Grace Chapel, he married Peggy Lee (Hendrickson) and she survives, also surviving are two daughters: Shelly (Brian) Manns of Richwood and Becky (Dale) Speakman of LaRue.
Grandchildren: Katelynn Nelson, Mackenzie (Stinemetz)Bigler, Deseria Fryman, Devin Manns and Brian Manns
Great grandchildren: Owen, Omari, Jaxon, Paizley, Elaine, Lyric and Prezley Manns, Daniel Lee Nelson, Remington Nelson and Keegan Fryman

Funeral Services will be held Thursday September 2, 2021 at 11:00 am at the Stofcheck-Ballinger Funeral Home in Richwood, Pastor James Gardner will officiate, burial will follow in the Byhalia Cemetery. Friends may call Wednesday from 4-7 pm at the funeral home in Richwood.

Memorial gifts may be made to the funeral home to help the family with unexpected expenses.

Condolences and remembrances may be expressed at www.stofcheckballinger.com

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#1 from: Carol and Roy Barr
Sun, Aug 29, 2021 at 12:06 PM

Peggy,  we're so sorry about Dan. Prayers for you and your family.

#2 from: Marsha K Harmon
La Rue, OH
Sun, Aug 29, 2021 at 12:49 PM

Peggy, I am so sorry to hear of Danny's passing. He was always a joy to be around and will be missed. Know you and your family are in my prayers.  Marsha K.

#3 from: Tom Gwynn
Sun, Aug 29, 2021 at 1:10 PM

Dan was very nice guy with a big heart. Sorry to hear about his passing.

#4 from: Rona penix
Sun, Aug 29, 2021 at 2:22 PM

So sorry to hear of Dans passing.My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

#5 from: Robin & Dave Herzog
West Liberty
Sun, Aug 29, 2021 at 4:31 PM

Dan was the best brother in law ❤️ Always willing to help someone out. Always had a smile on his face and would give you the shirt off his back. He was a family man and put his family first. He will surely be missed by all that loved him. RIP Dan, we love you. Robin & Dave & family ❤️

#6 from: Amy Pratt
Sun, Aug 29, 2021 at 4:57 PM

Peg & Family:
Dan was one of a kind. Always smiling and such a gentle giant so to speak. When I think of Dan,I always remember that Chevy  Nova he used to have.(black).I loved to hear him do the auctions at the Nelson reunion. May God protect and comfort you žn the days to come. Love Amy

#7 from: Sharon
Sun, Aug 29, 2021 at 4:57 PM

Shelly and Mackenzie so sorry for your loss my prayers and thoughts are with you and your family  so for your loss

#8 from: Rick & Leslie Riffle
Sun, Aug 29, 2021 at 6:44 PM

Peggy;Shelly;Becky;& family...we are so sorry to hear of Danny's passing...we have fun memories of attending the auctions on Monday evenings, it was always something we looked forward to. Dan was always a good friend and neighbor over all the years, and will truly be missed.  May the Lord give the family peace, during this difficult time.  Rest in peace Danny...

#9 from: Ella  Penix Davis
Sun, Aug 29, 2021 at 7:46 PM

Peggy and familyÖ So sorry for your loss. My condolences to all. Praying for  you and all family members.

#10 from: Richard E Wygal
Urbana Ohio
Sun, Aug 29, 2021 at 8:33 PM

Dear Peggy and family, so sorry to hear about Danny. I was 4 years old when we first met, and he was my best friend the whole time we were growing up. I have a lifetime of memories of him, every one of them good. He will be deeply missed.

#11 from: Pam
Sun, Aug 29, 2021 at 11:50 PM

Peggy Iím sorry for you and the family loss Danny was always so much fun he will be mist by many of us

#12 from: Culwell Scott
Mon, Aug 30, 2021 at 6:20 AM

I am so sorry for your loss. You all were part of our life more so early on but you never forget friends. Peggy I can only say sorry and Jeanna and I love you  

#13 from: Linda Sparling
MOUNT Victory
Mon, Aug 30, 2021 at 10:18 AM

Peggy my thought and prayers are with all of you.

#14 from: Lavone Eastman
Mt. victory, Ohio
Mon, Aug 30, 2021 at 4:06 PM

Peggy and family, May the Lord bring comfort and Peace to you all.

#15 from: Julie Welsh Wisma
Richwood, OH
Mon, Aug 30, 2021 at 7:37 PM

Peggy & family, I'm so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts & prayers at this difficult time.

#16 from: Richard and Betty Tevis
Raymond, Ohio
Mon, Aug 30, 2021 at 9:42 PM

Our thoughts and Prayers are with you and your Family

#17 from: Deborah Hoover
Tue, Aug 31, 2021 at 6:52 PM

Peggy and family,

We are so sorry to hear about Danny.  We hope that your happy memories of good times together will ease the pain of his loss.  Love always,

Deb, Laura, Evan & Clayton

#18 from: John tull
Newark ohio
Wed, Sep 1, 2021 at 5:55 PM

So sorry for ur lose love u all I will be keeping u guys in my prayers

#19 from: John/ Angie Lucas
Wed, Sep 1, 2021 at 7:30 PM

We are so sorry to hear of your loss Peggy and family. Please let us know if we can help with anything. He was a favorite at ODOT and always helped everyone he could. One my favorite memories is of the ground hog in the 55 gallon drum at work and then you took it home. Fly high with the angels Danny you will be missed.  

#20 from: Stacey & Darin Moore
Richwood, Ohio
Thu, Sep 2, 2021 at 9:32 AM

So sorry to hear about Dan - he struggled for awhile and is finally at peace.  I'm so sorry for you family loss - you are a tight group and you will help each other pull through this - love ya

#21 from: Edward and Brenda Wygal
Fri, Sep 3, 2021 at 7:22 AM

Our heartfelt condolences. Ed has fond memories of growing up with the Nelsons.

#22 from: Becky Howald
Sat, Sep 4, 2021 at 6:53 PM

Peggy, Shelly and Becky, so sorry for all of your loss!  

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