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Billy G. Danks, Jr. Obituary


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“I did not know Billy for long but I do know what a special person he was. As his night shift nurse I had plenty of opportunities to talk with Billy....Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: Jennifer Sproat - Evansville, IN

“My deepest condolences to your family during this sad time. It was my pleasure to be one of the caregivers for him during his stay at Cypress. He...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Rhonda Wirthwein - Rockport, IN

“My thoughts and prayers go out to the family. The good lord has called a good man home,and leaves me sad but with wonderful memories. Our days we...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: Michael Harmes Sr. - Evansville, IN

“Taylor, We ae so sorry to hear of your loss. Please know that Noufal and I are thinking of you and your family during this difficult time. If...Read More »
4 of 4 | Posted by: Julie Wolowitz - Evansville, IN


Billy G. Danks, Jr., 53, of Evansville passed away Thursday August 18, 2011 at St. Mary's Medical Center. He attended Bosse High School and served in the US Army. Billy graduated from the University of Southern Indiana with a Bachelors Degree in Social Work and was a Social Worker for Community Action Program for many years. Billy was a huge Notre Dame Football fan and enjoyed watching IU basketball and Kansas City Chiefs football. He is preceded in death by his father Bill G. Danks, Sr. and sister Debbie. Billy is survived by his life partner Ruth Ritchie; mother Janice Cecil of West Palm Beach, FL; sons Billy Danks III of Evansville, IN, Weston Danks of Knoxville, IN, Taylor Danks and Landon Ritchie both of Evansville, IN; step children Courtney Cameron and Robert Haire of Evansville, IN; sisters Janet Danks of Evansville, IN, Laura Danks of Louisville, KY and Ginger Mosley of Newburgh, IN; brothers Bret Danks of Perrysburg, OH, David Danks of Edwardsville, IL; James Cecil of Evansville, IN; 4 step grandchildren; nieces and nephews; aunts, uncles and cousins. Visitation will be from 2:00 – 6:00 pm Saturday August 20, 2011 at Ziemer Funeral Home East Chapel, 800 S. Hebron Ave., Evansville, IN 47714. Funeral services will be at 6:00 pm Saturday August 20, 2011 at the funeral home with Rev. Roger Conrad officiating. The family would like to thank the nurses and staff of Cypress Grove for their kind and compassionate care. Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, 6301 Old Boonville Hwy, Suite B, Evansville, IN 47715. Condolences may be made to the family online at www.ziemerfuneralhome.com

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