Mr. Daniel “Danny” Starker, age 72, of Rising Sun, Indiana, entered this life on June 24, 1947, in Milan, Indiana. He was the loving son of the late, Gerald R. Starker and Leona (Mefford) Starker Bruestle. Danny was raised in Aurora and Lawrenceburg, Indiana where he attended school. Danny was inducted into the United State Army and was honorably discharged. Danny was a jack of all trades and enjoyed woodworking and carpentry. Often times he never knew what he would be doing from week to week and was always working on something. Danny always did what he wanted to do, even if you didn’t always agree with him! He also enjoyed race cars, dirt track racing and attending the Lawrenceburg Speedway. Danny was a member of the Dillsboro American Legion Post #292. He was a former member of the Vevay American Legion Post #185, Vevay VFW Post #5396 and Aurora American Legion Post #241. He was also a former member of the Aurora Moose Lodge Chapter #1908. Danny was a member of the Ludlow Hill Baptist Church and attended the Bible Baptist Church in Lawrenceburg, Indiana. Danny will be deeply missed by his loving family and friends. Danny passed away with his loving family by his side at 6:09 p.m., Thursday, November 14, 2019, at his daughters residence in Patriot, Indiana.
Danny will be missed by his daughters, Danielle Hutchinson and her husband, Will of Patriot, IN and Lynana Scudder of Patriot, IN; his grandchildren, Shane Scudder, Jordyn Scudder, Justice Bledsoe, Lucas Hutchinson, Olivia Hutchinson and Ava Hutchinson; his great-grandchildren, Maddix and Brayson; his sisters, Lavonne Wilson and her husband, Art of Independence, KY and Sharon Adams and her husband, Steve of Aurora, IN and his nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Gerald Starker, died September 28, 1993; his mother, Leona (Mefford) Starker Bruestle, died November 20, 1998; his sister, Joan Franks; his brothers, David and Donald Starker; his niece, Christy Starker and his nephew, Joel Wilson.
Friends may call 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Thursday, November 21, 2019, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street, Vevay, Indiana 47043.
Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, November 21, 2019, at 1:00 p.m., by Rev. Joseph Hart, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street, Vevay, Indiana 47043.
Interment and full military rites will be conducted by the Honor Guard of the Vevay American Legion Post #185 and the Vevay VFW Post #5396 in the Eastview Cemetery, Patriot, Indiana.
Memorial contributions may be made to Mr. Daniel “Danny” Starker Memorial Fund c/o Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home. Cards are available at the funeral home or online at www.haskellandmorrison.com