Daniel "Danny" Reese Williams, 70, of Greenock, died peacefully on Wednesday, March 15, 2017. Danny's final days were spent surrounded by his family and close friends and listening to his favorite oldies and Gospel songs. Some of his more enjoyable days were spent sitting around a pot belly stove with his close buddies talking about backhoes, engines and old times. Danny also enjoyed NASCAR, dirt track car races, and Steeler's football, although he continually changed the TV channels.
Danny was proprietor of the former Dan's Painting in White Oak and was also a heavy equipment operator for James Fawcett Trucking and Tedesco Construction Co . He was born May 30, 1946 in Washington, and was the son of the late Wesley and Evelyn Reese Williams. He is survived by the love of his life, Janet Patricia Peretic Williams, daughter, Danielle Marie (Nick) Williams and son James W. Williams of Greenock, sister, Saunne Jean (Harry) Whetsel and brother, Russell (Pattie) Williams of White Oak, nieces, nephews and his many garage buddies. Friends are welcome Saturday, March 18 from 12-2 and 4-6 pm at the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 1638 Lincoln Way, White Oak. (412) 672-6322. Troy J. Gilbert, Director. A Celebration of Life Service will be held in the funeral home chapel on Saturday at 6 pm. Danny's family wishes to extend their gratitude to Allegheny Health Hospice and the staff of Monroeville ManorCare for their support in his final days. Condolences may be made at gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com
Originally published March 17, 2017.