He was born Dec. 17, 1951 in Putnam County, the son of Daniel and Eloise (McCammack) Pleake. Danny graduated from South Putnam High School in 1969. Danny farmed, on his family farm, for most of his life. Presently he was working at Great Dane Trailers in the Dry Freight Department. His passion in life had always been farming. He also enjoyed fishing, spending time with family, friends and his two dogs Tinker and Belle. He will forever be remembered as easy going and relaxed.
He was preceded in death by his brother Alan Pleake.
Danny is survived by his parents Daniel Pleake of Florida and Eloise Pleake of Greencastle; sons Daniel Pleake of Carbon and Josh Pleake of Brazil; nephews Alan Pleake Jr., Jimmy Pleake and Ronnie Pleake; close family Shirl "Kid" Pleake, Bryton Velazquez, Jack Wiley and Jackie Wiley.
Services will be at Lawson-Miller Chapel, at 10 a.m. Monday with Pastor Ernie Rush officiating.
Burial will follow at New Providence Cemetery in Belle Union.
Visitation will be at the funeral home from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday again Monday from 9 a.m. until time of services.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Clay County Humane Society P.O. Box 277 Brazil, IN 47834 or Riley Hospital for Children 50 S. Meridian Suite 500 Indianapolis, IN 46202.
Visit www.frenchfuneralhome.com to light a candle in his memory.