Mr. Donald Fred Denny

August 13, 1936April 29, 2021

Donald Fred Denny, age 84, of Hickory, passed away on Thursday, April 29, 2021 at Carolina Caring. Born August 13, 1936 in Surry County NC, he was the son of the late Fred Maxwell Denny and Kate Anabell Stone Denny.

In addition to her parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Linda Barr.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 52 years, Saundra Denny; sons, Joel (Jennifer) Denny and Brian Denny, grandchildren, Emma and Kate Denny; and a sister, Gail Westmoreland.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held 2 pm Sunday, May 2, 2021 at Drum Funeral Home - Hickory Chapel.

Condolences may be sent to the Denny family at

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Carolina Caring, 3975 Robinson Rd., Newton, NC 28658.

Drum Funeral Home, Hickory, is honored to be serving the Denny family.


No public services are scheduled at this time. Receive a notification when services are updated.


Mr. Donald Fred Denny

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May 4, 2021

Don was a cherished friend. I will miss our phone chats.
Much love and concern to Saundra and family.

Cori Thompson

May 3, 2021

What a special man Don was. I loved his sense of humor and his faithfulness to Saundra. I know God welcomed him home with open arms and we will see him again. My love to the family

Glenn Deal

May 2, 2021

The St. Stephens High School Class of 1961 sends thoughts and prayers to Saundra and the Denny Family.

Carl Richards

May 2, 2021

My deepest condolences, Don was a true friend and a great teammate. May God bless you Sandra and family.
Carl Richards