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Danny Calhoun

Danny R. “Coon” Calhoun, 65, of the Portland community, died Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 5:54 P.M. at TJ Health/Columbia Emergency Room.

He was born January 8, 1953, in Taylor County, to the late William Lucian and Lela Parson Calhoun. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters, his twin, Dana Calhoun, Velma Bagby, Louella Schierloh, and one brother, Merlin Calhoun.

Coon was a member of Living Word Faith Center in Greensburg, retired as an inspector from Gates Rubber Company in Elizabethtown after over 39 years, enjoyed hunting, fishing, and golfing.

His survivors include his wife, Betty Jo Stilts Calhoun of Portland; one son, Marvin (Lorie) Calhoun of Glasgow; one daughter, Mandy Bauer of Greensburg; one brother, Larry Calhoun of Columbia; two sisters, Darlene Howard of Campbellsville and Juanita Shadoan of Ohio; six grandchildren, Keri Chaudoin, Noah Strode, Joslyn Chaudoin, Canyon Calhoun, Lily Calhoun, and Braydon McKinney; and several other relatives and friends.

The funeral service was on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Bro. Jerry Judd and Bro. Eudell Stilts officiating.

The burial was in Fry Baptist Church Cemetery in Green County.

The casket bearers were Randall Bagby, Dale Curtsinger, Sam Curtsinger, Jerry Smith, Colby Smith, and Cotton Smith.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.