March 18, 2012 Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Danny Browning

PRINCETON Danny Browning, 62, of Blackoak Mountain, Princeton, died Friday, March 16, 2012 at Princeton Community Hospital. Born October 29, 1949, at McComas he was the son of the late Garland Browning and Gladys Moore Browning Hylton.

He was of the Baptist faith and a veteran of the U.S. Navy having served in Vietnam. He was a former insurance agent and last worked at Frye Roofing in Bluefield. He was a member of the Vietnam Veterans Association, American Legion and Princeton Moose Lodge.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Randall Browning; and one sister, Sharon Browning Hammons.

Survivors include his wife of 37 years, Katherine Dye Browning; one son, Jason Browning of Princeton; two sisters, Pam Hylton and her friend, Bob Barlowe of Princeton, and Gloria Jean Parsons and husband, Jack of Lashmeet; one sister-in-law, Mary Browning of Kegley; one brother-in-law, Richard Hammons of Talcott; two aunts, Macie Umberger and Sarah Winfrey, both of Princeton; several nieces and nephews; and his two canine best buddies, Bear and Rowdy.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at the Rowland H. Bailey Funeral Chapel of the Bailey-Kirk Funeral Home in Princeton with the Reverend Larry Dyer officiating. Interment will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Princeton where military graveside honors will be conducted by the West Virginia National Guard Honor Guard and the Mercer County Veterans Council. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association, P. O. Box 15120, Chicago, IL  15120 or Disabled American Veterans, P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301.

Friends may visit from 6-8 p.m. Monday, March 19 at the Bailey-Kirk Funeral Home in Princeton.

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