Obituary: Danny Eugene Ireland

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Danny Eugene Ireland of Newport, Arkansas, departed this life on Sunday, March 1, 2020. He was born November 21, 1954, at Great Haven, Michigan, the son of Lewis Carter Ireland and Lillian Evelyn (Massey) Ireland.

He worked for Nicholson Farms, and was a member of the Free Will Baptist Church. An avid outdoorsman, Ireland enjoyed fishing, hunting, and arrowhead hunting. He was always telling jokes and loved spending time with his grandchildren.

Ireland was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Jimmy, Billy Lewis, and Scotty Lee Ireland; and one sister, Betty Madden.

He is survived by his girlfriend, Kathy (Hively) Thomas of Beedeville; two sons, Daniel Ireland of Pumpkin Bend and Brandon Ireland of Melbourne; one daughter, Amber Gonzales and husband, Andrew, of McCrory; two stepsons, Wayne Vickers of Little Rock, and Brent Vickers of Bald Knob; the mother of his children, Loretta Holleman of Patterson; seven grandchildren, Hunter, Devon, Angel, Hayden, Shamiara, Latriece, and Xaiver; many nieces, nephews, cousins, and a lifetime of friends.

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