Danny Lee Burnside Jr. 32 was born in Greenville, SC on April 15, 1989. He was a son of Dr. Danny Lee (Alisha) Burnside Sr. of Boiling Springs, SC and Kendra Rice Burnside of Greer.
Educated in the public school of Spartanburg County, SC, he was a 2008 graduate of James F. Byrnes High School. He continued his education by attending ITT Technical Institution in Greenville, SC.
Danny accepted Christ at an early age and joined Moore’s Chapel Baptist Church in Duncan, SC.
On June 28, 2014 he was joined in holy matrimony to the former Shantay Adams and to this union three children were born. He was a former dietician for Palmetto Health Baptist Hospital in Columbia.
His favorite song was God Loves Me by The Canton Spirituals and he loved singing in Moore’s Chapel Youth Of Faith Choir. He loved to fish and was an avid Atlanta Falcon’s fan.
On Tuesday Afternoon at precisely 12:22 pm, Danny received his wings and transformed from labor to reward in his residence in Elgin, SC surrounded by his wife and children.
He was preceded in death by his step-father, Mr. Kelvin Robbs, his maternal grandfather, Rev. Fred K. Murray Sr. and his paternal grandmother, Ms. Essie Adams.
Also surviving are: his wife, Shantay N. Burnside; a son, Danny Lee Burnside III; 2 daughters, Kiara and Ka’loni Burnside, all of Elgin, SC; a sister, Octavious (David) Pitts of Robuck, SC; maternal grand parents, Sennie (Freddie) Davis of Wellford, SC, Rev. Marcella Murray of Spartanburg, SC; paternal grandparents, Dan (mammie) Williams of Travelers Rest, SC; nieces, nephews, a host of other relatives and many friends.
Viewing will be Monday, August 9, 2021 from 1:00 until 6:00 pm in The Fred Singleton Slumber Room of The Gilmore Mortuary.
Funeral Services will be held at 3:00 pm Tuesday in Maple Creek Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Earl D. Simmons, Sr. and Rev. Kenneth Murray Jr., Officiating.
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