Danny Thady, age 67, of Springfield, passed away on Sunday, January 6, 2019 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.

Danny was born January 16, 1951 in Jacksonville, Illinois, the son of Charles and Ella Deane Thady.

He married Sharon Chastain on December 26, 1996.

Danny is survived by his wife, Sharon; children, Jennifer (Chris) Wingler, Stephanie (Chris) Bumpus, William (Emily) Thady, Dawn (Jerry) Oltmanns, and Kathy Chastain; grandchildren, Ashton (Jonathan) Schottler, Erika (Tyler) Sherertz, Blake Chastain, Morgan Chastain, Camden Wingler, Carson and Esta Toler, Serenity and Trinity Bumpus, and Cadence Thady; one great-granddaughter, Madelynn Sherertz; sisters, Gail (Bruce) Jumper, and Sue Ballenger; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Danny is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Roger Thady; and son, Greg Chastain.

He graduated from Jacksonville High School in 1969.  He was a member of Plumbers Local #137 Springfield for 47 years.

Danny enjoyed flying planes, racing motorcycles, fishing, fireworks, and performing magic tricks.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, January 10, 2019 from 4:00 PM until 7:00 PM at Mott & Henning Funeral in Athens.  Funeral Services will be held on Friday, January 11, 2019 at 11:00 AM also at the funeral home with Judy Donley officiating.

Cremation rites will be accorded after services.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be given to charity of choice.

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