Danny Dale Jeffers age 76 of Martin, Ohio passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on Tuesday, April 18, 2023. Danny was born February 25, 1947, to Lenora (Grass) and Lawrence Jeffers in Branchland, West Virginia. Danny was a hard worker, starting at age 11 working for farmers, teachers, and neighbors back home. He served our country in the U.S. Army. Danny came to Ohio at age 21 working at CSX Railroad, Chrysler, Union Carbide, and Teledyne before working at Ford Maumee Stamping in 1974 where he retired as a carpenter in 2005 after 35 years. Danny gardened, farmed, and loved woodworking, making crafts, and being involved in his grandkid’s activities.
Danny is survived by his wife Karen (Younker) Jeffers; children Staci (Travis) James, Brian Jeffers, and Kimberly (Ryan) Merrow; five grandchildren Autumn and Braden Jeffers, Ashleigh James, Trent and Austin Merrow; sisters Birdie Faye (Robert) Brinkman and Kathy (Dale) Adkins; brothers Odell (Oretha) Jeffers and Gary (Linda) Jeffers; brother-in-law Robert (Bob) Younker and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a son Michael Shawn Jeffers, parents Lawrence and Lenora Jeffers, and brother Bobby Jeffers.
A memorial service will be held at St. John Lutheran Church 21140 W Toledo St. Williston, Ohio on Saturday, June 10, 2023, at 11 a.m. where a luncheon will be hosted after the service.
Memorial contributions are appreciated to DaZy Aphasia Center c/o Jackie Zychowicz 3004 Letchworth Pkwy Toledo 43606, Ohio Living Home and Hospice, or St. John Lutheran Church-Williston.
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