The Transylvania Times -

Troy Lee Danner


April 29, 2019

Troy Lee Danner, 92, of Hendersonville, formerly of Brevard, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, April 23, 2019.

She was born Oct. 14, 1926, in Old Fort, N.C. to the late Robert Lee Danner and Laura Bryson Danner. In addition to his parents, his wife, Edith Colleen Danner; two sisters, Virginia Hauser and Bobbie Mull; and two sons-in-law, James Mack Reese and Ned Whitmire, predeceased him.

He was a member of Turkey Creek Baptist Church where he served as a Sunday school teacher and deacon.

He retired in 1990 from P.H. Glatfelter after 37 years of service.

He was an avid outdoorsman, enjoying hunting and fishing. He loved his children, grandchildren and especially his great-grandchildren.

Survivors include two daughters, Patricia Sprouse and husband, Onald, of Advance, N.C. and Ann Whitmire, of Hendersonville; sister, Bette Killian, of Hickory, N.C .; three grandchildren, Kelly Yarborough and husband, Terry, Kristi Gallimore, and David Reese and wife, Patricia; and six great-grandchildren, Ryan and Matthew Womack, Alex and Amy Yarborough, Haleigh Gallimore and Zachary Reese.

His smile captured the heart of many friends and dear loved ones. He was a blessing to all who knew him and lived a truly blessed life.

"Blessed are those who dwell in your house, ever singing your praise" Psalm 84:4.

The funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Monday, April 29, 2019, in the Moody-Connolly Funeral Home Chapel.

Interment followed at Blue Ridge Gardens of Memory.

The family received friends one hour prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Turkey Creek Baptist Church or Four Seasons Hospice.

Online condolences may be left at

Moody-Connolly Funeral Home, 181 S. Caldwell St. in Brevard, is cared for the family.


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