Danny L. Moro, 71, of Sparta, IL, born on September 27, 1948 in West Frankfort, IL, passed away on Sunday, August 30, 2020 at Sparta Community Hospital in Sparta, IL.
He was preceded in death by his parents – Ernest and Frances (Blackwell) Moro. Stepfather – Fred Herron. Stepmother – Helen Moro. Sister – Barbara Crain.
He is survived by his loving wife – Lorna Jean (Mudd) Moro of Sparta, IL to whom he married on May 15, 1971 in Evansville, IL. Two sons – Joshua “JD” Moro of Sparta, IL and Michael Moro of Fort Smith, AR. Two brothers – Don (Kyla) Rountree of Sparta, IL and John Moro of Christopher, IL. One sister – June Salyer of Sparta, IL. Special nephew – Jim Fillinger of McHenry, IL. Four sisters-in-law – Janet (John) Krull of Walsh, IL; Arlene (Bernie) Uffelman of Austin, TX; Joyce Mudd of Red Bud, IL; Janet Mudd of Sparta, IL. Several nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.
Danny worked as a coal miner, restaurant manager, and owned the Northtown Liquor store in Sparta. He loved to play golf and cards. He could beat anyone in Poker or Black Jack. Danny was a member and past president of the Sparta Lions Club. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus, Sparta American Legion and the Sparta Country Club. Danny was on the board committee of the Sparta Country Club for some of the time while he was a member. He served his Country in the United States Navy and was very proud of his time in the service. Danny was also an organ donor through Midamerica Transplant Services.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Visitation will be held at Heil-Schuessler & Sinn Funeral Home in Sparta, IL on Friday, September 4, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Funeral Services will be held at Heil-Schuessler & Sinn Funeral Home in Sparta, IL on Friday, September 4, 2020 at 1:00 p.m.
Burial will be held at St. Boniface Cemetery in Evansville, IL.
Heil-Schuessler & Sinn Funeral Home in Sparta, IL is in charge of arrangements.