Danny R. Chinn

December 13, 2018

Danny R. Chinn, 77, of Vanceburg, passed away Wednesday December 12, 2018, with his family by his side after an extended illness.

Danny was born in Vanceburg, October 23, 1941, to the late Riley Erasmus and Dolly Faulkner Chinn.

Danny was owner and operator of DR Chinn Construction and of DR Chinn Rentals.  He was a member and Superintendent of the Vanceburg United Methodist Church, a 3rd degree Master Mason of Blue Lodge Stone City Lodge # 963 Free & Accepted Masons of Garrison, where he was Past Master and Treasurer.

A 33rd Degree Mason of the Scottish Rite Consistory in Covington, Ky., a member of the El Hasa Shriners of Ashland, and past member of the Order of Eastern Star. Danny served on the Vanceburg School Board and was a founding member and treasurer of the Black Oak Volunteer Fire Department in which he was so proud of.

Danny is survived by his wife, Brenda Hughes Chinn;  one daughter, Lori (Allen) Scott of Florida; one son Craig (Connie) Chinn of Vanceburg; a step-daughter, Melissa Bradford of Cincinnati; one step-son Donald (Tammy) Bradford of Vanceburg; three grandsons, Steven Craig Chinn (Desiree Jobe) of Ashland, Kerry Johnson, Shane Scott of Florida; one granddaughter, Skye Hughes; one great grandson; two brothers Roy (Lou) Chinn, James (Janie) Chinn of Vanceburg, one sister, Kathryn Brunner of Portsmouth; one step-granddaughter, Ashley Bradford of Vanceburg; several nieces and nephews also survive who will mourn his passing.

An addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Betty Marie Chinn, Lois Gertrude Chinn, and three brothers Herbert Chinn, Johnny Chinn, and Virgil Chinn.

Sercives will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, December 15, 2018, at Vanceburg United Methodist Church with Reverand Larry Puryear officiating. Burial will follow in Lewis County Memory Gardens.

Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Friday December, 14 2018, at Gaydos Funeral Home, Vanceburg, Ky and from 8:00 a.m. until 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Masonic rites will be given at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Gaydos Funeral Home.

In lieu of Flowers, donations can be made to Hospice of Hope, 909 Kenton Station Drive Maysville, Ky. 41056 or to the El Hasa Shriners, Ashland, Ky.

Pallbearers will be Steve & Mike Applegate, Jason Bivens, Scott Dummit, Wayne Hughes, and Rodney Kennedy.  Doug Applegate, Mike Bivens, Bill Ruggles and Randy Burriss will serve as honorary pallbearers.

Condolences may be sent to the family at http://gaydosfh.com.