Marshall-Donnelly-Combs Funeral Home

201 25th Ave North, Nashville, TN


Daniel T. Andrew

December 5, 1950July 9, 2020
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Daniel T. Andrew, age 69, departed this life on July 9, 2020. He was born on December 5, 1950 in Nashville, Tennessee. Dan was a caring and proud father, grandfather, brother, curious traveler, and champion for peace. He had a passion for music with a special fondness for local shows and dives.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Sam. H. Jr. and Wilhelmina Mann Andrew and brothers, Sam H. III and Robert Andrew.

He is survived by daughters, Eva Kelsi (Alex) Jeffreys and Diana (Chelsey Smith) Andrew both of Nashville; two grandchildren, Amelia and Carter Jeffreys; siblings Bill (Sherida) Andrew of Cotati, CA, Lee (Edie) Andrew of Brainerd, MN, Lillian Andrew of Round Rock, TX, Stephen (Kathy) Andrew of Melbourne, FL, and Paula Vitale of Elgin, TX; sister-in-law, Elise Andrew of San Rafael, CA; and a host of nieces and nephews.

A Gathering of Family and Friends will be held on Friday, August 7, 2020 from three until seven o'clock in the evening at Marshall-Donnelly & Combs Funeral Home. A Memorial Service on Saturday, August 8 will be broadcast live on Marshall-Donnelly Facebook page at two o'clock in the afternoon.


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Joe-Anna V Parker

August 8, 2020

I am blessed to call you friend. I owe a debt of gratitude for your Love and encouragement.
R. I. P dear one.

Emily Rollins

August 8, 2020

Uncle Dan was very loved by all of us. He always had a kind word to say about everyone and encouraged peace and love in his word and deed. He loved music and encouraged creativity wherever he went. We are sending a piece of our hearts on with him to the next world.

Vicki Golden

August 8, 2020

So glad to have met and known Dan and his growing family in the early 80's. I will always remember his kind-hearted spirit and smile to my husband Paul and myself and our growing family. Will Miss You Deeply but so very glad to have shared these Memories.
So happy to have met up again on facebook. Great seeing you and your family and your travels.....

RIP Dan you will never be Forgotten. Condolences to his Family and Friends.

The Golden Family in Smyrna, Tennessee

Patti Dale

August 8, 2020

I owe my life to Dan Andrew. When I met him in 1978, my life was a wreck. He patiently & kindly told me about the Buddhist practice he did, and found contacts for me in the UK, where I live, for when I returned there. I am alive, and happy today, because he persisted with this kind sharing, no matter how untogether I was. When I visited from the UK, he gave a me a place to visit with my son (who lives in Mississippi) & go hear music together, and Dan continued to be in touch with him over the years. And he was so kind to my mother, in Columbia. His love of music was infectious, and a lot of my love and knowledge of music I got from him. I am deeply grateful for his friendship, and kindness, and I shall miss him a very great deal. With deep gratitude for his life, Patti Dale

Robert McDaniel

July 14, 2020

This fine man was my roommate for a time at the United States Coast Guard Academy. Intelligent, kind, tolerant and balanced. And, of course, possessed of a magnificent sense of humor. Most of all I remember him as a man of great personal loyalty, so much so that after Dan left the Academy he returned years later for the graduation of our class and was welcomed by all.

The world is a better place for Dan having graced it.

I was lucky to have known him at all.

Bob McDaniel

Paul Bruce

July 13, 2020

We were flying at 40,000 feet when Dan leaned over and said to me "my brother wrote this song." Great guy with a great family. Blessings.

Jamey Whiting

July 13, 2020

I had many talks with Dan at one of the blues jams in Nashville. I always looked forward to seeing him when I could be there on the weekends. A wonderful guy, a fine musician, and a good friend. I will miss him.

Sharon Banks

July 13, 2020

What a perfect picture you all have chosen to depict the gentle, kind-hearted spirit of Dan Andrew! Our family has such fond memories of parties and get- togethers as well as softball and soccer games when our girls were growing up. Dan was such a proud and caring Dad who loved both his daughters to no end. The Banks family extends our sincerest sympathy to both Kelsi and Diana. as well as the rest of Dan’s family. We are holding you close n our hearts and prayers in the days ahead. ❤️

Pat Andrew

July 11, 2020

Dan. I found you to be a perfect friend always on call to listen and lend a hand. Thank you for your interest in my family. And all the laughs.Dillon Claire and I will miss you so much. you are in my heart my forever friend and Birthday Buddie.Thank you Pat.

Tony Laiolo

July 11, 2020

Dan was a unique individual, a soft-spoken, thoughtful guy, always friendly and considerate, with knowledge and wisdom that would sneak up on you.

He was a pleasure to play music with, the furthest thing from a showoff, just listening keenly for something to contribute that would embellish the whole.

I'm glad fate landed us in the same part of town, where we could get to know each other and see our daughters grow up to become such good friends. My condolences to Kelsi and all the rest of Dan's family. That's a good man gone too soon.




Feb 22, 1951


Christmas day 1952, 2 years old


Lee and Dan (2 years) in Smyrna, TN


1958, 7 yrs


Dec 1954
Albuquerque, NM
Lee, Sam, Dan and Bill


1954, 4 yrs


May 1958, 7 yrs

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