Eddie Danford

Sept. 25, 1962 — Jan. 18, 2022


January 27, 2022 - 10:13 AM

Eddie Danford

Edward J. “Eddie” Danford, age 59, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022, near Spring Hill in Miami County. 

Eddie was born Sept. 25, 1962, to James and Shirley (Richards) Danford in Iola. He graduated from Iola High School with the class of 1981. He enlisted in the United States Army and served for three years. Eddie worked for Haldex for over 25 years until the company shut their doors. He then went on to drive a truck which he continued doing until his passing. Eddie married Melissa A. (Wells) Danford on June 1, 1991, in Iola. Their union was blessed with two children, Zack and Tori. They later divorced. 

Eddie was an avid Kansas City Chiefs and Royals fan. He enjoyed attending motorsports events and vacationing in Oklahoma to ride ATVs at the sand dunes. He loves spending time with his family and making memories with his children. 

Eddie is preceded in death by his parents, James and Shirley Danford. 

Eddie is survived by children, Zack Danford and Tori Danford; companion, Cindy Greenwood; siblings, Janet Garber, Peggy Ashbacher, Marlin Danford and Carlita Guiles; three grandchildren; dog, Chance; and numerous other family members and friends. 

A funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 28, at Feuerborn Family Funeral Service in Iola. Cremation will take place following the service. Family will greet friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today.

Masks are not required, but out of respect for the family, it is asked that if you are exhibiting any symptoms of illness, please watch the live stream of the service or wear a mask within the facilities at all times. 

Memorials are suggested to the Edward Danford Memorial Fund to help defray funeral costs and may be left with the funeral home at 1883 U.S. 54, Iola, KS 66749. Condolences may be left at www.feuerbornfuneral.com.


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