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“We very seldom saw eye to eye but he was my x-husband's best friend/brother by different mothers. The music they played was so special and way ahead...Read More »
1 of 18 | Posted by: Debi (Griggs) Franks - OH

“Awwww. We had no idea that Danny had passed away until today; we are so sorry to hear it. We always, always enjoyed his company and had a great time...Read More »
2 of 18 | Posted by: Kat and David Clark - MO

“Just caught up with Danny on Facebook in Sept. I had looked forward to hearing about his journey the past 40 years. Had lost track of him since high...Read More »
3 of 18 | Posted by: Aimee Baker Seymour - Fairfax, MO

“Danny was a great musician, he knew a lot of songs and a lot of musicians. It was a great honor and privilege to share a stage and story with him. I...Read More »
4 of 18 | Posted by: Danny Mills - MO

“YOU WILL BE MISSED I LOVED YOUR MUSIC IT WAS GREAT TO MEET YOU GOD BLESS MARY ”
5 of 18 | Posted by: MARY BLANKENSHIP - FRIEND

“My Dearest Brother , It is so hard to say goodbye.Yet I know that you are at peace now and you are in the most beautiful place .There will never be a...Read More »
6 of 18 | Posted by: Penny Lower - Baby Sister

“We met Dan thru Linda. He loved to kid around, like when he made us believe, for weeks, thru his so called "accent", that he was from Wales. During...Read More »
7 of 18 | Posted by: DANNY & SHIRLEY TOLAND - FRIENDS

“Danny you will live on through your memories and your gift of music. You will be missed by many. ”
8 of 18 | Posted by: Susan Keen - friend

“GRANDPA WE CAME TO HIS HOUSE TO PICK HIM UP TO EAT DINNER ON HIS BRITHDAY WE WENT TO THE CASINO WE WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOU GRANPA REST IN PIECE ”
9 of 18 | Posted by: DEVIN LUMMA - ST CHARLES, MO

“Danny had a way with people. He was a positive, encouraging, and charitable man. His influence will be felt for many years to come. Thanks for being...Read More »
10 of 18 | Posted by: Scott Adair - St. Charles, MO

“I remember going to Grandma and Grandpa's house in Mint Hill to have dinner and Danny would play and sing for us. We have such good memories. God...Read More »
11 of 18 | Posted by: Debbie Monroe Hudson

“We will always love and miss you Dan. Your music will live in your family and friends forever. Your pain has now ended so your new life can begin. ...Read More »
12 of 18 | Posted by: Linda & Justin Bess

“uncle danny we love you and will miss you. we will always think about you.you are now out of pain. we will hold your memory and music in our hearts...Read More »
13 of 18 | Posted by: kimberly montgomery (bess) - linn, MO

“Dad, We will miss you very much! I know you're not in any pain anymore and also know that you are with loved ones lost throughout the years. Don't...Read More »
14 of 18 | Posted by: Kelli Lumma - Daughter

“Danny was always a very special person. He loved his music, his family and his friends. Danny will be missed by those that loved him and loved his...Read More »
15 of 18 | Posted by: Patricia Nichols

“Danny had his days.... but I do think he tried to do his best. He was a great guitar player and singer. He loved to sing with his baby sister, Penny....Read More »
16 of 18 | Posted by: Cathy Davis - St. Louis, MO

“Danny was not only a great guitar player but a guy that could make you laugh with his dry sense of humor. It was quite a pleasure to play and to get...Read More »
17 of 18 | Posted by: Mark Petri - Alton, IL

“YOU ARE IN OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS. WE WILL MISS DANNY AND THE MANY NIGHTS HE SPENT ON OUR PATIO SINGING TO US. HE WAS A GOOD MAN GOOD SPEED ”
18 of 18 | Posted by: JACK AND JAN OVERBEY - MO


Danny Bess, of St. Charles, Missouri, died on Thursday, March 4, 2010 at the age of 59. Dear son of Lorene (the late Bill) Eads and the late Charles Bess, cherished father of Melissa (Guy) Hoffman, Kelli Lumma, Danny (Debra) Bess, Jr., and Justin Bess; dear grandfather of Devin Lumma, Olivia Lumma, Guy Hoffman Jr., Trinity Hoffman, Timmy Hoffman, Brandon Bess, Anthony Bess, Dominic Bess, Julian Bess, and Brooklyn Bess; dear brother of Douglas Bess, Roger Bess, Dee Wood, Dennis Bess, Penny Lower, and Tommy Bess; friend of many; and also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his grandparents Effie and Ed Walker.

Danny loved music and was a musician playing in over 30 bands over the years, touring all over the world.

There will be a Memorial Benefit held in Danny's honor, Sunday, March 28th at Beatniks, 3331 Rue Royale, in New Town of St. Charles. Come and enjoy live music and raffles from noon until midnight.