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Danny Carlton Waggoner

Posted on Monday, May 20, 2024 at 10:16 am

Danny Carlton Waggoner departed this life on May 17, 2024, after a long illness. He was born to the late Jesse and Grace Hines Waggoner in Shelbyville on October 12, 1945.  He was preceded in death by brothers, Lajeune Waggoner and Norman Waggoner; and sisters, Faye Cooper and Jamie Stovall.

He is survived by daughters, Elaine Flippo, and Mattie Gibson; sons, Donald and Danny (Nicole) Waggoner; grandchildren, Rylee, Karley, Lucas and Levi Waggoner, McKayla, Dallas, Devon, Jacob and Jessa Gibson; great-grandchildren, John, Waylon, Blake-leigh Lynn and Isabella; brother, Phillip Waggoner; and sister, Theresa Coltrane.

Danny suffered permanent brain injury from an early childhood illness.  Nevertheless, he attended Shelbyville Mills School where he excelled in basketball.  He worked in several jobs during his adulthood until his retirement.

Graveside services will be held at the Rose Hill Cemetery in Fayetteville, Tenn., on Wednesday, May 22, 2024 at 11 a.m. with Phillip Waggoner presiding.

Doak-Howell Funeral Home is serving the family.