Danny Duvall, 47, of Kansas City, MO went home to the Lord on February 16, 2014. Visitation from 5:30-7:30pm at Nativity of Mary Catholic Church (10010 E. 40 HWY, Indep., MO) on Thurs., Feb. 20, 2014 with rosary recited at 7:30pm. Mass of Christian burial 11am Fri. at the church with interment following in Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
Danny was born on November 28, 1966 to Walter & Ruth Duvall. He attended Lakewood State School where he graduated in 1987. Danny was very active in the Special Olympics for 37 years. He competed in golf, bocce, softball, bowling & basketball just to name a few. In 2008 he received the Special Olympics Missouri Outstanding Athlete of the Year Award. In 2014 he was inducted into the Special Olympics Hall of Fame and the MO Sports Hall of Fame. He was also recognized for several honors as a SOMO athlete & won the Bishop Sullivan Award through Catholic Charities for his work as an Eucharistic Minister, Usher & a member of the Knights of Columbus; which he was a 4th Degree Knight. Danny worked for 27 years at Southeast Enterprises where he was Employee of the Month numerous times. Danny has touched more lives with his contagious smile, fun-loving attitude, his giving heart & his spirit for sportsmanship.
Danny was preceded in death by his father and is survived by his mother; 8 siblings, Dennis (Rena), Donna Bente, Donald (Deborah), David, Denise Vogel (Clayton), Duane (Cathy), Diane Bohannon (Chuck) & Dayle Tanksley (Greg); numerous nieces & nephews & many friends.
Memorial donations are suggested to the church, S.E. Enterprises, P.O. Box 9473 - 6701 Booth St., KCMO 64133 or to the Special Olympics, 1001 Diamond Ridge, Suite 800, Jefferson City, MO 65107. Online condolences to www.mcgilleysheil.com.
Arr: McGilley Sheil Chapel, 11924 E. 47th St., KCMO 64133.