DWI HIT PARADE: Virginia State Police report alcohol a factor when repeat DWI Daniel Eli Yoder died when he crashed into a tree
Daniel Eli Yoder, 56, of Sanford, passed away on November 18, 2017, in Oak Hall.
Born on March 21, 1961, in Nassawadox, he was the son of Eli E. Yoder and Minnie Godwin Yoder. Danny was a member of Sanford United Methodist Church and loved the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing.
Other than his parents, he is survived by his fiancé, Christine Malone and several aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.
Danny was preceded in death by his grandparents, John B. and Lena Yoder and Arvandus Godwin, Sr. and Mary Helen Trader Godwin.
A funeral service will be conducted Wednesday, November 22nd at 11:00 AM from the Thornton Funeral Home in Parksley with Rev. William Jefferson officiating. Interment will follow in the Downings Cemetery in Oak Hall.
The family will receive friends for a time of visitation one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to Sanford United Methodist Church, c/o Michael Walker, 8152 Flag Pond Road, Sanford, VA 23426.
To sign the guestbook online, visit www.thorntonfuneralhome.net.
Arrangements are by the Thornton Funeral Home in Parksley.
Yoder was convicted in absentia on a charge of public intoxication when arrested on Jan. 14, 2017. He was fined $150 and court costs of $131.00.