Danny Lee Carmickle, age 76, of Sparta, Missouri, passed away Thursday, December 3, 2020 in Cox South Hospital. He was born April 2, 1944 the son of Chester and Virginia (Jordan) Carmickle. On February 14, 1998 he was united in marriage to Lavonne Kay Davis.
Dan enlisted in the United States Navy on December 29, 1961, proudly serving our country until December 28, 1967, before being honorably discharged. Dan had a love for old cars, he enjoyed showing his old cars, going to car shows, tinkering with cars and lawn mowers and upholstery work.
Dan was preceded in death by his mother Virginia Higgins, sister Linda Snow and granddaughter Amber Brake. Dan is survived by his loving wife Lavonne Kay Carmickle; four children Karen Eisman and husband Kenny of Sparta, Kim Loveland of Clever, Jimmy Carmickle and wife Kim of Raleigh, North Carolina and Maelynn Brake of Springfield; two step-children Denny Hall and wife Leanna of Sparta and Daren Hall and wife Holly of Springfield; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, other relatives and loving friends.
Due to COVID, for those not wanting to attend the funeral, you are welcome to stop by from 10:00A.M. to 1:00P.M. Funeral services will be 1:00 P.M. Saturday, December 5, 2020 in Barnes Family Funeral Home, Ozark with Pastor Buddy Boyd officiating. Burial will follow in Sparta Cemetery. Online condolences may be shared at www.barnesfamilyfunerals.com
Effective October 21, 2020 through December 31, 2020 the City of Ozark, Missouri issued a mask ordinance. A requirement to wear face coverings when in public, for the purpose of preventing or limiting the spread of COVID-19. Barnes Funeral Home is following the ordinance and recommend social distance guidelines. The family and staff thank you in advance, for your understanding during these difficult times.