Danny Gale Searcy (1948-2023) Marlow, OK

June 07, 2023
Danny Gale Searcy (1948-2023) Marlow, OK Danny Gale Searcy (1948-2023) Marlow, OK

ARDMORE, Okla. - Danny Gale Searcy, 74, passed away Monday, June 5, 2023, in Norman.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, June 9, 2023, at the Lone Grove Cemetery, with Robert Newman officiating. Burial and all arrangements have been entrusted to Callaway-Smith-Cobb Funeral and Cremation Services in Marlow.

Visitation will be at Callaway-Smith-Cobb Funeral Home in Marlow, from 3 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, June 8.

Danny was born Friday, June 18, 1948, in Marlow, to Marion and Joyce (Carter) Searcy. He was a graduate of Bray High School and spent more than 35 years working for Valero, where he was a member of the fire brigade. Danny lived most of his life in Lone Grove until moving to Ardmore with his son.
He married his best friend and soulmate, Jacky VanDyke, on May 29, 1969, in Bray. Danny and Jacky celebrated more than 50 years of marriage together until she preceded him in death on March 25, 2020. He enjoyed hunting for things with his metal detector, fishing, and going to the casino. Danny also enjoyed shooting his guns whenever he had the chance. He loved his family more than words could ever say and he will be dearly missed in the days to come.

Survivors include his son, Danny Searcy Jr. of Ardmore, two daughters, Moli Mankin and husband Anthony of Ardmore, and April Davis and husband Jackie of Lone Grove, 11 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren, brother, Marion “Bumper” Searcy of Noble, and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his loving wife, he was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Tommy Searcy, and sister, Ladonna Kimbro.

Pallbearers will be Danny's grandsons.

Online condolences may be made to www.CallawaySmithCobb.com