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December 19, 2012

Daniel James VanWhy

Daniel James VanWhy

WELLS BRIDGE — Daniel James VanWhy, 37, of Wells Bridge, passed away unexpectedly Thursday evening, Dec. 13, 2012, at his home.

Dan was born in Sidney on July 30, 1975, the son of Richard VanWhy and Donna Regaro VanWhy Smith. He grew up in the Guilford area and was a graduate of the Bainbridge-Guilford High School. Following his schooling he moved to Morganton, N.C., where he made his home for several years.

While living in Morganton, Dan attended Piedmont College. He earned a degree as an electrical technician. In 2005, he decided to relocate to the Afton-Sidney area. He worked a period of time for the Raymond Corp. and most recently had been employed by Amphenol as a CNC operator.

Dan was without question an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed his hunting and fishing. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Dan is survived by his children, Dustin Kyle VanWhy and Trevar Lee VanWhy, both of Morganton, N.C., Jaedan James VanWhy and his mother, Kelly Cornell of Bainbridge; his mother, Donna Regaro VanWhy Smith and husband, Larry of Mount Upton; his father, Richard VanWhy of Bainbridge; his sister, Melissa Eubanks and companion, John Harold Briggs of South Carolina; and his brother, Michael VanWhy of Mount Upton.

Dan was predeceased by his brother, Richard VanWhy.

Funeral services for Dan will be at 11 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 22, at the R.J. Fahy Funeral Home. The Rev. Nancy Hale, pastor of the Broad Street United Methodist Church of Norwich, will officiate. Friends may call at the funeral home Saturday from 10 to 11 a.m.

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