A Celebration of Life for Danny Salladay, age 69 years, of Enid, is 2:00 pm, Monday, January 22, 2018 at Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home Chapel. Reverend Mike Sommerfeld will officiate with burial to follow in Memorial Park Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home.
Danny was born July 31, 1948 in Enid, Oklahoma and passed away Tuesday, January 16, 2018.
He was born and raised in Enid by his mother and dad Vernita and Duane Wheeler and attended Enid Public Schools, graduating in 1967, after which he joined the United States Army and proudly served his country during the Vietnam War. He earned several outstanding awards, including two Bronze Stars, and four Presidential Citations. He loved to spend time riding his Harley and going camping and fishing, but his family and friends were the most important to him; and he was especially close to his nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents Duane and Vernita Wheeler; and father, Richard Salladay; two brothers, Richard Salladay, John Salladay; and sister-in-law, Alice Salladay.
He is survived by two sons, Danny Lee Salladay and Matthew Salladay, both of Rogers, Texas; four brothers, Davy Salladay of Enid; Kenneth Wheeler and wife Patricia, of Ponca City; Randy Wheeler and wife Frankie of Canton, OK; Tony Wheeler and wife Veta, of Enid; two sisters, Sue Owens, of Delta, Colorado; Shirley Dodson and husband Herbert, of Enid; grandson, Troy Salladay, of Texas; as well as multiple nieces, nephews, cousins and other family and friends.
Condolences may be made and services viewed online at www.LadusauEvans.com.
Published on January 21, 2018