Danny Leroy “Dan” McCartney, 68 of Keokuk, IA died Thursday, April 6, 2017 in Athens, TN.

He was born October 20, 1948 in Queen City, MO the son of Ray Howard and Evalee Victoria Henderson McCartney. On December 24, 1999 he was united in marriage to Kathy Kutzner in Argyle, IA.  She survives.

Other survivors include two brothers, James “Jim” McCartney (Cindy) of Junction City, KS and David McCartney (Laura) of Memphis, MO; four sisters, Carol Hasselbring of Lancaster, MO, Sandy Kelly (Dick) of Cantril, IA, Leslie Eggers (Greg) of Memphis, MO and Jan Stockwell (Shawn) of Ft. Madison, IA; a sister-in-law, Brenda McCarntey of Columbia, MO; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, great-nieces and nephews; and a brother-in-law, Ron Kutzner (Barb) of Keokuk, IA.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Fred McCartney and Robert McCartney; and a sister-in-law, Lettie McCartney.

Dan was a veteran of the United States Marine Corp and proudly served his country during the Vietnam War.

He graduated from Wyaconda High School in Wyaconda, MO with the Class of 1966.

He had been employed as an over the road truck driver for Dickey Transport Inc. in Packwood, IA for over 35 years.

Dan was a member of New Testament Christian Church in Keokuk, IA.

Dan loved being outdoors gardening and took pride in his yard.  He adored his dogs and horse.  He liked going out dancing and was a very good dancer.  He especially enjoyed the time he spent with his family and friends.

A Time of Remembrance will be held from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Thursday, April 13, 2017 at the Vigen Memorial Home in Keokuk with family meeting with friends at that time, followed by military rites at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the family.

On-line condolences may be left for the family at www.vigenmemorialhome.com