Danny L. Burdette Sr., 67

OCT. 12, 1943-AUG. 25, 2011

August 26, 2011

Danny Lee Burdette Sr., 67, of 6718 Dam 4 Road, Sharpsburg, Md., died Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011, at Meritus Medical Center.

Born Oct. 12, 1943, in Frederick, Md., he was the son of the late Rodney and Dellathia Boyce Burdette.

He was a veteran of the Vietnam War, serving in the U.S. Air Force.

He was a member of Waynesboro Moose, Redmen Chippewa Tribe 19 in Frederick and Funkstown American Legion Post 211.

Danny loved playing horseshoes, drinking beer, watching NASCAR and the Washington Redskins, and spending time with his grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife, Teri Burdette; three daughters, Lindsay Burdette of Knoxville, Md., Robin Testerman of Clarksburg, Md., and Kitty Lamberger of Harpers Ferry, W.Va.; two sons, Brian Burdette of Thurmont, Md., and Danny Burdette Jr. of Inwood, W.Va.; two sisters, Nancy Drese of Myrtle Beach, S.C., and Marlene Paytos of Allison Park, Pa.; three brothers, Lee Burdette of Myrtle Beach, Rodney Burdette of Hanover, Pa., and Kevvon Burdette of Carmel, Ind.; seven grandchildren, and one granddaughter, due in October.

A celebration of life will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 3, 2011, at Lewistown United Methodist Church, 11032 Hessong Bridge Road, Lewistown, MD 21788.

There will be no viewing.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown, MD 21740, to help defray funeral costs.

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