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James Joseph Danyus

12/31/1952 - 08/27/2023


Obituary For James Joseph Danyus

James Joseph Danyus was born to the late Nicholas and Estelle Danyus on December 31, 1952. He left this earthly world on August 27, 2023, after his brave battle with cancer. He enjoyed working outdoors, fixing, and building things. James was a hard worker, quite handy and we admired seeing the fruits of his labor. James was an excellent chef. His specialties included pizza and pasta (The Red Spoon). James is survived by his loving wife Donna Danyus, children; Donna Marie Simms, James Danyus II, Michael Danyus (Aireal), and Roy Danyus (Heather), grandchildren; Cathryn, Desiree, Josh, Audrey, and Chloe, great grandchildren; Bentlee and Addilyn. Siblings; Carol Blakewood (Bruce), Michael Danyus (Debbie), Charles Danyus (Debra), Susan Skow (Joe), Nick Danyus (Denise) and Richard Danyus, numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

James would say “It shall be well.” “Kalaha!”

Arrangements trusted to ICS Cremation and Funeral Home, 357 NW Wilks Lane, Lake City, FL 32055.

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  • 11/18/2023

  • 09/13/2023

    Uncle James, I will never forget your kindness. You would go above and beyond to do what you could do for others. Your love for others radiated from your eyes. Thank you for taking me in that one time 25 years ago. I wish I would've gotten to talk more to you at Nana's graduation service. I'm take great comfort in knowing of your personal relationship with Daddy God. My Dad tells me of your great faith. I know others are inspired by your faith. One day we will have the grandest family reunion in heaven. I'm sure it will be a red spoon occasion.

  • 09/13/2023

  • 09/07/2023

    My brother I called him #3. So many great memories. When I was 15 he asked if I wanted to drive his van, off we went on Sa n Pablo a two lane road. As we approached several on coming cars he didn't say a word, but once we got on the four lane he showed a big relief and said how the tires were on the edge of the road. We laughed and he told me I did good. He also let me on his motorcycle my hands on the handlebars at the controls his on top of mine, pulling in the clutch turning the throttle my feet on the footpegs. He lifted his hands off mine and let me have the controls. As a 10 year old boy he was my hero. I always looked up to him and wanted to be like him. I miss and love him. James has touched so many people in many different way, always willing to help.

  • 09/07/2023

    James your legacy will live on in the wonderful memories you left your family and friends. I still remember those special times we shared together as kids and adults. Thank you for being an amazing brother! My life will never be the same without you. Missing you already. LOVE YOU Pep!!!!

  • 09/07/2023

    One of my favorite memories was when we went to Yellowstone with you and Donna. We were sitting in a compact car with a big buffalo staring us down. Thanks for the memories James. You will be greatly missed.

  • 09/07/2023

    My brother James (#3) will always be in my heart. I love you dearly and miss you so much, but know you're in a much better place with Dad and Mom ❤️

  • 09/06/2023

    Uncle James, is the type of person that would help a person out if he could. I seen him open his home to many and I admire that in you. I will never forget one summer vacation when we visited and we swam at your pool. The weather got really bad and there was a tree that was in the middle of the house. I kept thinking lightning ⚡️ was going to strike. Thank you for being a great Uncle.

  • 09/06/2023

    Love you babe. Forever and for always

  • 09/06/2023

    I used to love to visit many of the places James and Donna worked at while exploring the USA (especially Utah). I also loved going to Hiawassee, Ga. and visiting them and their RV Park. There's so many memories such as big family camping trips and our siblings trip to Gatlinburg, TN. Your are missed but It shall be well! And to Donna "Kalaha"

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