Danny Ray Letterman, age 48, of the Cane Branch Community, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, July 12th, 2013 at his home. A native of Mitchell County, he was a son of James Ray Letterman of Burnsville and the late Lillie Mae Butner Letterman, who passed away in May of this year. Danny loved his family, his church and was a true witness for the Lord. He enjoyed hiking, beautiful waterfalls and never complained.
Surviving in addition to his father are his loving wife, Ida Holloway Letterman; step-mother, Ruby Letterman of Burnsville; step-son, Joshua Swink; sister, Carolyn Ann Jones and significant other, Greg Young, of Spruce Pine; step-sister, Donna Huskins of Burnsville; step-brother, Donald Braithwaite and wife, Kelly, of Spruce Pine; niece, Sarah Morrissey and husband, Jamie, of Morganton; nephew, Bradley Jones and wife, Deidra, of Kingsport, TN; great niece and nephew: Caleb and Emma Morrissey. Several special cousins, aunts and uncles also survive.
Funeral Services will be held 8 p.m. Monday, July 15th in the Chapel of Yancey Funeral Service. The Rev. Randall Robinson will officiate. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday in the Crabtree Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Kidney Fund, 11921 Rockville Pike Suite 300, Rockville, MD 20852.