Danny J. Etherington, 65, Galveston, passed away at 2:15 a.m. Monday, Nov. 26, 2012, at his home in Galveston. He was born June, 14, 1947, in Howard County, the son of Velma Maxine (Allen) Etherington and Clarence Pete Etherington. He was married June 14, 1977, in Bunker Hill, to Marita (Carlile) Etherington.
He retired from Delco with 25 years of service as a pipe fitter. He was a member of UAW Local 292. He enjoyed junking and trading, and served in the Army in Vietnam.
Surviving are his wife, Marita Etherington, Galveston; daughters, Cristina and Jason Jones, Walton, and Danita and Brian Hall, Kokomo; grandchildren, Curtis Clark, Destin Irwin, Sammy Irwin, Haden Hall, Braden Hall, Halie Petersen, Kenzie Jones, Gracie Jones and Lillie Jones; great-grandsons, Kobi and Jai; brother, Sonny Etherington, Kokomo; sisters, Marilyn and Gene Turner, Tennessee, and Mona and Arnie Little, Kokomo; brother-in-law, Harv Anderson, Kokomo; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Kimberly Ann Onkes; sister, Patricia Anderson; and his parents.
Services are 4 p.m. Thursday with military services at Murray Weaver Funeral Home in Galveston. The Rev. Joe Coffin will officiate. Burial will be in Bell Mound Cemetery, Howard County. Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday at Murray Weaver Funeral Home in Galveston.
Memorial contributions may be made to Guardian Angel Hospice. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.murrayweaverfuneralhome.com.