Obituary: Danny Heskett, 64, of Hannibal

Danny Heskett
Posted: Jun. 28, 2019 2:56 pm

Danny Heskett, 64, of Hannibal, passed away at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 27, 2019, at the Monroe City Manor in Monroe City.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 3, at the James O'Donnell Funeral Home in Hannibal.  Father Mike Quinn will officiate. Burial with full military honors by Emmette J. Shields American Legion Post No. 55 and will be at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Hannibal.

Friends and family are invited to Danny's Life Celebration at a visitation that will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the James O'Donnell Funeral Home.

Danny was born Nov. 6, 1954, in Hannibal to Charlie and Pat  Sultzman Heskett.

Survivors include his long-time companion of over 30 years, Jeanne Clayton; two children, Therron Hesket (Chrissy) of Corpus Christi, Texas, and Christina Heskett of Corpus Christi, Texas; two stepsons, Nathan Chacon (Christine) of St. Louis and Adam Clayton of Eolia. Danny is also survived by three sisters, Sherri Ortwerth (John) of Hannibal, Lisa Treaster (Donnie) of Hannibal and Lori Parker (Robbie) of Hannibal; six grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Danny was preceded in death by his parents; and one son, Karl Heskett.

Professionally, Danny was a retired laborer, having worked at several area factories.  

Danny proudly served his country in the United States Army. 

Danny enjoyed time of the Mississippi River boating and fishing. He was an excellent grill master and smoker, making the best ribs. Golfing and watching St. Louis Cardinals baseball were two of Danny's favorites. Most of all Danny enjoyed the moments he shared with friends and family.

Danny was a member of the Hannibal Boat Club and the Hannibal Knights of Columbus Council No. 907.

Danny was a Catholic by faith.

Memorials may be made to the donor's choice.

Online condolences may be made and video tribute may be viewed at


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