Tifton Gazette


September 10, 2012

William 'Danny' Hand

DOERUN — William "Danny" Hand, 56, of Doerun, died Sept. 7, 2012 at Willson Hospice House in Albany. A memorial service was held Monday at Tift Avenue Missionary Baptist Church. A private burial will be held at a later date.

A native of Colquitt County, Mr. Hand had lived most of his life in Worth County where he was of the Baptist faith and was an auto parts manager for various auto dealers in Southwest Georgia. Danny enjoyed cooking, entertaining and riding his motorcycle. He will always be remembered for the love he gave to his family and friends. Danny was preceded in death by his parents, C.J. and Irma Hand; daughter, Danielle Hand; and four brothers.

Survivors include his sons, Brian Hand and his wife Joanna of Tifton, William D. Hand II of Sylvester and Jonathan Hand of Sylvester; granddaughter, Macy Hand; sisters, Carolyn Burch and her husband Jerry of Tifton, Margie Whittington of Tifton, and Jackie Stripling and her husband Randy of Chula; brothers, Ronnie Hand and his wife Annie Ruth of Tifton and Roger Hand and his wife Brenda of Ty Ty and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

Those desiring, please make memorials to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 22718 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 73123-1718. You may sign the online guestbook and share your own special thoughts with the family of Mr. Hand by visiting Kimbrell-Stern's website at www.kimbrellstern.com.


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