Funeral services celebrating the life of Danny Wayne McMellon, Jr., 50, of Mansfield, Louisiana will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 6, 2022, at Kilpatrick’s Rose-Neath Chapel, 943 Polk St., Mansfield, Louisiana. His uncle, Bro. Ray Darden will be officiating. Interment will follow at Carmel Catholic Cemetery in Carmel, Louisiana. A visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 5, 2022, at Kilpatrick’s Rose-Neath Funeral Home.
Danny was born to Danny Wayne McMellon, Sr., and Connie Bland McMellon on August 24, 1971, in Converse, Louisiana. He entered into rest on July 1, 2022, in Shreveport, Louisiana. He was known to his family and friends as “Lil’ Danny”. He had a love for hunting, fishing, gardening, and LSU Football. He was a loving dad, son, brother, and uncle.
He is preceded in death by his grandfather, Carl McMellon, and nephew, Bryce Norwood. Left to cherish his memory is his parents; his grandparents, Cleo McMellon and Betty and Harvey Allen; son, Riley Bruce McMellon, and significant other, Katelyn Lovett; daughter, Shelby Danyell McMellon, and significant other, Tucker Young; sisters, Alicia McMellon Norwood, and her husband, Dean, and Lindsey McMellon Williams and her husband, Brian; brother, Sherman Lane McMellon, and his wife, Kristine; nieces and nephews, Zach and Mia Norwood, Madison and Kolton McMellon, and Claire, Lexi, and Sadie Williams; and a host of family and friends.
Honoring Danny as pallbearers will be Brian Williams, Dean Norwood, Zach Norwood, Kolton McMellon, Cody Smith, and Kevin Robbins.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.