Danny Summers, April 10, 1938 -- Sept. 2, 2008

Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Danny Summers of Tahoka, Texas, died Sept. 2 in Lubbock, Texas at the age of 70. He was born April 10, 1938, in Levelland, Texas to Harold Leon and Edna Virginia (Moss) Summers.

Danny attended school in Levelland and Brownfield. He graduated from the Navy Lab School in Corpus Christi in 1962. Danny moved from Fort Worth to Tahoka in 1970. He was a Lab and X-ray Tech at Lynn County Hospital from 1970 until his retirement in 1992. Danny married Joyce Goldston in Brownfield, Texas on Dec. 26, 1959. He was a member of Sweet Street Baptist Church and a Deacon. Danny served in the US Navy during the Vietnam War.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife Joyce; six sons, Lee of Midland, Texas, Joe of Eureka Springs, David of Fort Lee, Va., Randy of Las Vegas, Nev. and Stephen and Dale of Berryville; 15 grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two step-great-grandchildren; and one brother, Ike of Dallas, Texas.

Danny was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Ronny.

Celebration of Life services were held Sept. 4 at Sweet Street Baptist Church in Tahoka, Texas with Rev. Lynn Long officiating. Interment followed in Nevels Memorial Cemetery in Tahoka.