OBITUARY: Daniel ‘Danny’ Lloyd Williams of Grant-Valkaria Passed Away January 6
By Space Coast Daily // January 12, 2021
began Wilbro Landclearing where he worked until he retired in 2006
BREVARD COUNTY • GRANT–VALKARIA, FLORIDA – Daniel “Danny” Lloyd Williams of Grant-Valkaria, Florida passed away on January 6, 2021, in his home surrounded by family.
Danny was born in Fort Pierce, Florida, on June 4, 1949, to Neil Kenneth and Elizabeth Carr Williams. He was a student at Brevard Community College prior to being drafted on January 26, 1971, into the Army and served two years as a Military Police Officer guarding Second Lieutenant William Calley.
On June 5, 1976, Danny began 44 years of marriage to Grethel Lawana Maddox. Danny lived and worked on his family dairy farm (Wilbro Dairy) located in Palm Bay, Florida. He later began Wilbro Landclearing where he worked until he retired in 2006 and moved to Live Oak, Florida.
He later returned to Brevard County to be close to his children and grandchildren. Danny was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and friend to many. His favorite pastimes included hunting migratory game birds, making children laugh, talking and sharing the same jokes with others.
He was predeceased by his parents, his brother, Paul D. Williams; He is survived by his wife Grethel Williams; two sons Daryl (Jessica) Williams of Palm Bay, Florida and Joshua Williams of West Melbourne, FL; one daughter Ivoriann (Tim) Wooley of Grant-Valkaria, Florida; three brothers, Neil K. (Louann) Williams of Mill Spring, NC, and James Williams of Titusville, FL; two sisters, Susan (Les) Leonard of Vero Beach, FL and Joan (Brian) Wakelyn of North Little Rock, AR; one sister-in-law. Marlene Williams of McAlpin, FL and his 4 grandchildren Cheyenna, Dustyn, Mallorie and Hayden Williams.
A Celebration of life will be held on Saturday, February 6, at 11 a.m. at 630 Willowbrook Street Palm Bay, Florida 32909.
In lieu of flowers a donation to Ronald McDonald House or The Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission, FWC Youth Hunting program. Nothing brought a smile to his face more than his grandchildren (and children in general) and Ronald McDonald House provides housing for families while their children receive care.
Another passion of his was hunting and fishing. Sharing his love of hunting, and fishing with the younger generation provided him great joy.