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Danny Wayne Vanover

October 13, 1952 ~ January 14, 2024 (age 71) 71 Years Old
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Danny Vanover Obituary

Danny Wayne Vanover, of Campbellsville, the son of the late Lillian Mullins Vanover, was born October 13, 1952, in Seco, KY, and departed this life on Sunday, January 14, 2024, at Norton Hospital in Louisville. He was 71 years of age.

He professed faith in Christ and attended Liberty Baptist Church. He served his country honorably in the United States Army as a First Sergeant, serving with Military Police, and as a recruiter. He was a patriot and proud of his 25-plus years of service. He was a former employee of Preferred Mobile Homes in Campbellsville and also in sales at Don Franklin Auto. He enjoyed fishing, camping, and his dog, Hunter. He loved God and family and was a storyteller.

He is survived by his wife Carolyn Payton Vanover, and his two daughters: Tracy Vanover and Ashley Vanover. Two grandchildren: McKenzie Lile and fiancé Nate, and Zackary Lile. One great-grandson: Hudson Wayne Mitchell. One sister: Vicky Parrot (Silas) of Jenkins.

Also surviving are one Sister-in-law: Regina Vanover of Seco, and one brother–in–law: Dallas Payton (Melissa) of Campbellsville. A Niece, Hillary Roberts, and a host of other extended family and friends.

Besides his mother, he was preceded in death by one brother Tommy Vanover.

There will be a funeral service for Danny Wayne Vanover at 1:00 P.M. Thursday, January 18, 2024, in the chapel of L.R. Petty Funeral Home.

Bro. Robert Langlois will officiate.

Burial will follow in the Lebanon National Cemetery with full military honors by the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard.

The family requests visitation on Thursday, January 18, 2024, at 11:00 A.M. until the time of the service.


Memorials are suggested to be donations to the Taylor County Food Bank and can be made at the funeral home.



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January 18, 2024

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
L.R. Petty Funeral Home and Cremation Service
1765 New Columbia Road
Campbellsville, KY 42718

Funeral Service
January 18, 2024

1:00 PM
L.R. Petty Funeral Home and Cremation Service
1765 New Columbia Road
Campbellsville, KY 42718


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