Daniel Bay Pilcher

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Daniel Bay Pilcher, 81, Milo, passed away on Monday, May 29, at Nevada Regional Medical Center in Nevada. Danny was born Nov. 20, 1935, in Milo, to Clarence Monroe and Clara Viola (Glover) Pilcher. On Sept. 9, 1954, he was united in marriage to Shirley Jean Shipp and she preceded him in death in 2004. He later married Peggy Mullen on May 14, 2005, and she also preceded him in death in 2014.

Danny attended grade school at Round Prairie School and attended El Dorado Springs High School. He was employed by Double Cola Bottling Company in Nevada for several years, worked for Bill and Bud Curtis at Curtis & Sons in Nevada and was employed Vernon County Road and Bridge for 21 years until his retirement. Danny also farmed for many years.

Survivors include one son, Terry Pilcher and his wife, Juanita, Nevada; one daughter, Melody Merchant, Nevada; two grandchildren, Jennifer Clyman and Brian Pilcher; three great-grandchildren, Ella, Colton, Katealynn; two brothers, Albert “Duck” Pilcher, Nevada, Dean Pilcher, Horton; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to Shirley and Peggy, he was also preceded in death by two brothers, Don Pilcher and Elmo Pilcher; and one sister, Edna May Olson.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, June 2, at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada with Pastor Rick Womack officiating. Interment will follow in Olive Branch Cemetery in Milo. The family will receive friends from 5-6:30 p.m. on Thursday evening at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested to the American Heart Association and NRMC Hospice in care of Ferry Funeral Home.

You may view obituary and send condolences online at www.ferryfuneralhome.com.