Danny Allen Cannaday
Danny Allen Cannaday
  • February 7, 1954 - October 14, 2017
  • Bassett, Virginia

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Danny Allen Cannaday, 63, of Bassett, Virginia, passed away Saturday, October 14th at Sovah Health in Martinsville. He was born on February 2, 1954 to Mildred Byrd Cannaday and to the late Steve Allen Cannaday.
Danny was a member of Fort Trial Christian Church who loved spending time golfing, hunting, and fishing. He was a graduate of Elon in 1976 with his Bachelors degree and a graduate of the University of Virginia in 1982 with his masters degree. He served thirty years in the Henry County School System and coached high school basketball and baseball at Fieldale Collinsville and Bassett High School.
In addition to his father Steve Allen Cannaday, he is preceded in death by his uncle, Ralph Byrd, and a first cousin, Stephanie Young.
Surviving is his loving wife of 41 years, Jo Ann Cannaday; mother, Mildred Cannaday; son, John Cannaday; two daughters, Lindsay Cannaday Jimenez, and Amanda Cannaday Wirt; and two grandchildren, Caitlyn Cannaday and Braxton Wirt.
Visitation will be held on Monday, October 16th at Collins Funeral Home from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Funeral Service will be conducted Tuesday, October 17th at 1:00 p.m. at Collins Funeral Home with Pastor Milford Whitt officiating. Burial will follow at Roselawn Burial Park.
Arrangements under the direction of Collins-McKee-Stone Funeral Services, Bassett, VA.