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Dan Renfro

Dan Renfro

Thursday August 4, 1949 - Monday September 7, 2020
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Obituary

Deceased Name: Dan Milton Renfro
Date of Birth: Thursday, August 04, 1949
Date of Death: Monday, September 07, 2020

Funeral services for Dan Milton Renfro, 71 of Ferriday,LA will be held at Vidalia Presbyterian Church on Thursday, September 10, 2020 at 10:00 AM with Bro. Clyde Ray Webber officiating. Graveside service will be held at 4PM with Military Honors at Liberty Cemetery, Louann AR, in a family plot, under the direction of Young's Funeral Home.

Dan M. Renfro passed away Monday, Sept 7, 2020 in Ferriday LA. He was born August 4, 1949 to Louis G. Renfro and Betty J. Fletcher Renfro. Dan's Dad worked for Mobile Oil and they traveled and lived in many places thru the years. This instilled in Danny the desire to see the world and did so by working and traveling the USA and beyond. First he served in the United States Army and was drafted to Vietnam and later working for Koch Specialties Company along side his faitful welding partner, Jose Gutierrez , who was like a brother for 30 years. Dan used to say, "Ive got to take care of this golden arm".

Dan Had many talents from air pilot, farmer, fisherman and welder. No one could tell a story like Dan. He always had a smile along with a "hearty" laugh which was his style. He was a generous man with a kind heart and would help anyone in need.

Dan was a life long member of Vidalia Presbyterian Church where he was an Elder and his dad was a charter member.

Leaving behind sweet memories is his wife Charlotte, sister Janie Holloway of Austin TX, nephew Erin Holloway, nephew Bryson Holloway and niece Breanna Holloway of Waco TX, 2 Step-sons- Phillip Kunkle of Ferriday and David Kunkle and his wife Donna of Sibley, MS, Step daughter Charlynn Griffin and her husband Clay of McCall Creek MS, granddaughter Charla Griffin, Uncle R.C. Fletcher of Orange, TX, Aunt Maudie Hodges of Madison, TN and numerous cousins and a host of friends.

Pallbearers will be Jose Gutierrez, Erin Holloway, Ronnie Gardner, Paul Hargrave, Jim Graves and Gary Krize.

Honorary Pallbearers will be his breakfast buddies, Rex Archer, Brent Smith, Pat Galloway, Randy Hoggatt, Mike Hoggatt, Jeff Ferguson, Jack Fletcher, Jamie Walsworth,Thomas Freeman and his cardio exercise buddies.

The family will receive friends at Vidalia Presbyterian Church from 9:00 AM til 10:00 AM, Thursday, September 10, 2020. To leave an online condolence for the family please visit www.youngsfh.com.


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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday September 10, 2020 | 9:00am - 10:00am
    When
    Thursday September 10, 2020 9:00am - 10:00am
    Location
    Vidalia Presbyterian Church
  • Service

    Thursday September 10, 2020 | 10:00am
    When
    Thursday September 10, 2020 10:00am
    Location
    Vidalia Presbyterian Church
    Officiant
    Bro. Clyde Ray Webber
  • Interment

    Location
    Liberty Cemetery
    Dry Prong, LA 71423

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Donna Harrison

Posted at 10:19am
So sorry Charlotte. You and your family are in my prayers.
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Posted at 03:41pm
So sorry for your loss, keeping you in our thoughts and prayers
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April Lemoine

Posted at 09:28am
Because Mr. Dan worked with KSPS and on jobs with my Dad, I met him many years ago--when I was much younger. I first knew him as ‘Waddles’…everyone on Dad’s crew seemed to have a nickname , and that was Mr. Dan’s.
When I met him, he was definitely a southern charmer, holding to the old-fashioned southern etiquette that seems to have been lost on present generations. He was always pleasant to talk to and an all-around great guy to know!
Little did I know that, in 2000, I’d marry his step-son and have Mr. Dan become my (step)Father-in-law for nearly 14 years. Oh, the stories he told! We enjoyed going out to eat with him…although we’d try to pay for the meal, he always had it already taken care of. He’d tell the waitress that all he needed was a little bit of time and a few kind words, and of course, a large glass of sweet tea! Riding with him in his F250’s was always exciting! Lol
He became grandpa to my kids. My son and my oldest nephew had the most time with him and they affectionately called him ‘Boo Boo’. My oldest shares memories of riding on the zero-turn mower with him,large jaw breaker suckers from Cracker Barrel, ice cream, getting extra large popsicles from Bordelon's store, watching westerns, Yankee dimes, and 'thick pants'...and so much more!
Even after he and my mother-in-law divorced, Boo Boo was still in contact with us and very much a part of our lives. I had just spoken with him four days before he passed, and my oldest son, Zachary, who would call him frequently, planned to call him the day he passed. We grieve the loss of our dear Boo Boo Dan. We loved Mr. Dan and cherish the memories we had with him.
Our prayers go out to his wife, Ms. Charlotte, and her family, as well as to Ms. Janie and Erin. We pray for each of our family, too, as Mr. Dan left a mark in our lives and the lives of the ‘grands’ who called him Boo-Boo. Love ya, Mr. Dan! Psalm 23 ~ April
 
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April Lemoine Posted at 10:00am

Also praying for Jose...Mr. Dan loved his dearest friend!
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Dou Doyle

Posted at 07:39am
What a man! A good friend to all. I'll miss him. May God bless and comfort loved ones and his Little Buddy.
Doug Doyle
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