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Lakeshore Memorial Services

11939 James Street, Holland, MI

OBITUARY

Danny Gilley

August 8, 1948October 29, 2019

Danny Gilley, age 71 of Holland, passed away October 29, 2019 at home surrounded by family.

Danny was born in Wartburg, TN, August 8, 1948 to Don and Beaulah Gilley. He was a veteran of the United States Army, serving during the Vietnam War from 1968-70 and a member of the Holland VFW Post 2144. Danny worked for Bohn Aluminum/Hydro/Benteler for over 52 years.

Preceding him in death were his parents, 2 angel baby daughters, sister, Donna, and his brother Terry.

He is survived by his wife Renee; his children and step children, Lynnzie Gilley, Thomas Hutcheson, Caitlyn Hutcheson, DeAnna (Steve) Bolla, Michael Gilley, and Steven Gilley; 6 grandchildren, Evan, Julia, and Nick Bolla, Neneh Johnson, Zachary Parker, and Allison Parker; siblings Randy Gilley and Sandy, Tena (Bill) Brooks, Sheila (Ted) Drooger, and Sandy (Gary) Crane; many extended family and friends that he treated like family.

At Danny's request, no services are planned.

Please visit www.lakeshorememorial.com to leave a message or memory for the Gilley family.

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Jerry VanDenBerg

November 1, 2019

My condolences to Danny's family and friends. I have a lot of memories of Dan, having worked with him for over 40 years. We first met back in 1970 when we both got out of the service and i started at Bohn. We had a lot in common and shared interests. I'll always remember him as "Dan", one of the good ole boys.

Brianna Gilman

November 1, 2019

(Bestfriend of lynnzie)- I've know Danny since the summer of kindergarten when me and his daughter Lynnzie Gilley became friends. Ever since then her mother (Renee Gilley), Danny Gilley, and my mother raised us two. He was my run away father. Lynnzie and I would always like to touch his car or get in it to pretend that we where driving because he would never let us touch his car. He would tell at us when he would catch us.

Tatiyana Rodriguez

November 1, 2019

(Bestfriend of lynnzie), Everytime I would come over he would smile at me and greet me in and say he missed me. Everytime I would fall asleep on the couch he would come after work, check on me and shine a flashlight in my face to make sure I was sleeping. He was like another dad to me that protected me like he would with his own child.

Lynnzie Gilley

November 1, 2019

I remember when i was little my dad would sneak me snicker’s candy bars and we would have code words to hide it from mom.

Lynnzie Gilley

November 1, 2019

every night when i was little my dad would sneak me snicker’s and juicy fruit and we would hide it from mom and have secret code words.

Michael Heck

October 31, 2019

I can hear Danny right now yelling at Mike and Steve for something like when we were kids. The best thing I remember is Danny bringing us down some dinner every so often from family fare. “Chicken dinner” damn that was very generous of him to do that. Or was it just a excuse to go for a booze cruise. Who knows maybe it was just because he missed his boys and he knew they would be there he’ll I bet he was checking in on them making sure they were ok.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY