Daniel D. “Danny” Eisenbrandt Jr., 73, of Parsons passed away at 12:04 p.m. Sunday, May 17, 2020, at his home.
Daniel David Eisenbrandt Jr. was born on Sept. 16, 1946, to Daniel David and Katherine M. (Knedgen) Eisenbrandt Sr. in Parsons. As a young boy, he grew up in the Parsons area, attending Twin Valley and Service Valley elementary schools and graduating from Labette County Community High School in 1964.
Following high school, Danny earned an associate degree in business from Labette County Junior College and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Roosevelt University, Chicago.
Danny served in the military for 30 years, 13 in the U.S. Navy and 17 in the U.S. Army. On Jan. 31, 1993, he retired as a master sergeant E-8. During his military career, Danny received numerous honors and awards, but he never listed them, as he did it for his country. After military retirement, Danny sold life insurance. He also owned and operated several successful businesses throughout his life including a body shop, B&D Auto and the Double E Flea Market.
He was a member of Labette Baptist Church, the American Legion and Brown-Bishop Post No. 70, Veterans of Foreign Wars.
His greatest accomplishments in life were accepting the Lord and marrying Eunice. He loved spending time with his family and especially the time he spent with Eunice. Danny also enjoyed fishing, spending time at Grand Lake sitting on the deck, nature, watching westerns, tinkering and working with his hands.
On Sept. 24, 1994, Danny married Eunice B. Clark in Woodland Shores at Grand Lake. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include two sons, Daniel (Lisa) Eisenbrandt III of Oswego and Ken George of Warrensburg, Missouri; two daughters, Kristen (J.D.) Walker of Oswego and Kimberly (Heather) Fischer of Newton; eight grandchildren, Bailey (Andy) Dickerson, Katelynn (Nathan) Dean, Jacob Walker, Mickayla Eisenbrandt, Kiersten (Dakota) Jarman, Cecilia Eisenbrandt, Carmen Eisenbrandt and Baine Fischer; four great-grandchildren, Corbyn Dickerson, Sawyer Dickerson, Ridge Dickerson and Braylen Jarman; lifelong friends, William and Louita Carter of Afton, Oklahoma, Shawn Carter of Parsons, Sharon Showalter of Kansas City, Kansas, and Sue Jones of Arkansas; and many extended family members.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his in-laws, Martha L. and Kenneth A. Clark; and a friend, Gary R. Showalter.
Friends may sign the register from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home.
Memorials are suggested to Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice and may be left at or mailed to the funeral home, P.O. Box 374, Parsons, KS 67357.
Online condolences may be left at www.forbeshoffman.com.