Danny D. Mayberry
Danny D. Mayberry, Sr., 64, Mt. Pleasant, died Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013, at his home following a brief illness.
Visitation will be 1 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 17, at the Olson-Powell Memorial Chapel where the family will begin to receive friends at 2 p.m. A Christian Vigil Service will be held at 3 p.m. with the Rev. Joseph Phung officiating. The family will continue to receive friends after the vigil. Burial will be at the Oakland Cemetery in Manchester at a later date. A memorial has been established in his name. Online condolences may be directed to www.olsonpowell.com.
The son of Denzel and Louise (Walker) Mayberry, he was born Aug. 9, 1949, in Peoria, Ill. He graduated in 1967 from Manual High School in Peoria. He took welding classes from Illinois Central College. On Feb. 22, 1969, he married Nadine M. Hopkins. The couple moved to Mt. Pleasant in 2007.
For many years he was a supervisor at National Aluminum in Peoria. He was last employed as a welder for Baltimore Air Coil in Paxton, Ill. He worked as a volunteer at the Southside Catholic School in Peoria and was a Boy Scout leader.
He enjoyed rabbit, squirrel and pheasant hunting. Favorite hobbies were doing yard work, working on cars and shooting pool. He was a member of the Peoria Moose Lodge. He was of the Catholic faith and a member of St. Boniface Catholic Church in Peoria, Ill. He enjoyed spending time with his family.
He is survived by his wife of Mt. Pleasant; a daughter, Monica (Tom) Dyar of Mt. Pleasant; a son, Danny (Missy) Mayberry, Jr. of Wayland; a brother, Stephen Mayberry of Peoria Heights, Ill.; and six grandchildren.
Preceding him in death are his parents and a granddaughter.