METROPOLIS, Ill. — Danny Lee Jaco, 62, of Metropolis, Ill., passed away at 9:45 p.m. Sunday, November 25, 2012, at Massac Memorial Hospital.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, November 28, 2012, at Aikins-Farmer Funeral Home in Metropolis with Bro. Chris Sielbeck officiating. Burial will follow at Metropolis Memorial Gardens.
Danny was a member of New Beginnings Baptist Church and a retired plant mechanic from EEI. He was an Army veteran after serving two tours in Vietnam, and a member of the Amvets 132 and Moose Lodge, both in Metropolis.
Danny is survived by his wife of nearly 40 years, LouAnn Jaco; four children, Travis Jaco and wife Christy, David Jaco and wife Amanda, Faith Jaco, and Robert Parmley III and companion Gina Parr, all of Metropolis; six grandchildren, Dylan Jaco, Coy Jaco, Angel Jaco, Kage Jaco, Austin Cohoon, and Jadyn Myrick, all of Metropolis; two brothers, Eldon Jaco and Sue Hetrick and John Jaco and wife Donna, all of Metropolis; two sisters, Esther Sullenger and husband Eddie and Libby Meyer and husband Jerry, both of Metropolis; mother-in-law, Alberta Rogers Wallace of Metropolis; three brothers-in-law, John Rogers of Brookport, Don Sullivan of Metropolis, and Sam Scott of Metropolis; several nieces and nephews; and great-nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Grace Louise (Whitman) Jaco, three sisters, LaSchaun Scott, Jareda Sullivan, and Pamelia Buettner; his father-in-law, John Robert Rogers; stepfather-in-law, Bill Wallace, two grandchildren, Haley and Chase Massey, and an infant sister, Janie Ruth Jaco.
Friends may call at Aikins-Farmer Funeral Home Tuesday, November 27, from 6 to 8 p.m.