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Charles Edward Dannel

July 3, 1928 — October 16, 2020

Charles Edward Dannel

CHARLES EDWARD "Charlie" DANNEL,  age 92 of Decatur, Tenn. passed away Friday, Oct. 16, 2020, in Chattanooga, Tenn. He was born in Roane County, moved to Meigs County when he was 20 years old, and was a son of the late Fletcher Hankins and Dora Manis Dannel and preceded in death by First Wife: Edna Mae Melton Dannel and Second Wife: Verline Ford Dannel, Brother and Sister-in-law: J. W. and Eleanor Dannel, Niece: Sandra Elizabeth Dannel, and Brother-in-law: Doyle Milburn Harmon, Sr. He graduated from Midway High School where he was a member of the basketball team and was inducted into the Midway Hall of Fame on Feb. 12, 2010. He was a member  of Bethsaida Baptist Church for over 50 years, a devoted Christian and served many years as Deacon at Bethsaida. He retired in 1992 from Mayfield Dairy after 30 plus years. After retirement he enjoyed helping others in Meigs County by volunteering  for the nonprofit Meigs Ministries and loved the outdoors and traveling with Verline throughout the U. S.  He was a member of Decatur Lions Club.  He made Peanut Brittle and loved sharing that with family and friends. 
Survivors: Nephew and wife: Rev. Mike and Michelle Dannel of Athens, Tenn., Niece and her husband: Margaret and Kevin Eichelberger of Newport News, Va., Great Nephews: Matt Dannel and Evin Eichelberger and two great nieces: Megan Dannel and Abby Eichelberger, Sister-in-law: Charlotte Harmon of Decatur, Niece: Brenda Harmon, nephew and wife: Milburn and Marilyn Harmon
Graveside services will be 4:00 P.M. Tuesday in Bethsaida Cemetery with his Nephew: Rev. Mike Dannel officiating. The body will lie-in-state at the funeral home from 1:00 P.M. - 3:00 P.M. Tuesday. Active pallbearers will be  family and friends.  Honorary pallbearers  will be Bobby Roberts and Eddie Walde. Condolences may be sent to www.laycock-hobbs.com/notices/Charles-Dannel Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home , Athens, Tn. in charge of arrangements. 

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Tuesday, October 20, 2020

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