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June 30, 1949 ~ December 18, 2021 (age 72)


Danny G. Free, 72, of Sidney, passed away at 4:52 p.m., Saturday, December 18, 2021 at Miami Valley Hospital. He was born June 30, 1949 in Piqua to the late Elden and Emmagene (Sirch) Free. He married Brenda K. Byerly May 29, 1970 in Piqua; and she survives.

Other survivors include his two sons, David Free of Sidney, Dustin (Heather) Free of Troy; three granddaughters, Cayley (Will) Seitz, Nora Daniels, Dannie Free; six great grandchildren; and one brother, Delbert (Robyn) Free of Piqua. He was preceded in death by one brother, Darrell Free; and two sisters, Diane Banks and Darlene Paldino.

Mr. Free was a graduate of Piqua Central High School and earned his Associates Degree from Edison State Community College. Danny served proudly in the United States Army in Vietnam. He worked in field service for Crane Pumps, from which he retired after eighteen years. He was an active member of the VFW Post #4874. He enjoyed watching sprint car racing and all types of classic cars. He also enjoyed building his ’55 Chevy Gasser which earned at Top 10 spot at the Tri-Five Nationals. Most of all, enjoyed spending time with his family, whom he loved deeply.

A gathering of family and friends to honor his life will be held from 12:00-2:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 22, 2021 at the Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery where full military honors will be provided by the Veterans Elite Tribute Squad. Memorial contributions may be made to The Fisher House, Dayton VA Medical Center, 4100 W. Third St. Fisher House Bldg 425, Dayton, OH 45428. Guestbook condolences and expressions of sympathy, to be provided to the family, may be expressed through

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December 22, 2021

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home
333 W. High St
Piqua, OH 45356

Graveside Service
December 22, 2021

2:30 PM
Forest Hill Cemetery
8660 N. State Route 66
Piqua, OH 45356


Fisher House of Dayton VA Medical Center
4100 West Third Street, Building 425, Dayton OH 45428

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