Wednesday Night Obituary

Daniel Scott Venable
(August 13, 1981 – March 24, 2018) 

Daniel S. Venable, 36, of Kentwood, passed away, Sunday, March 25, 2018.

He was born August 13, 1981 in McComb. He was the son of Mike and Sharon Dykes Venable.

He was Assistant Fire Chief for the town of Kentwood. He was a member of Spring Creek Baptist Church. Daniel was an avid LSU fan and attended every football game possible. He loved the outdoors and enjoyed hunting, fishing, working in his yard and gardening, but the thing he loved most, was spending quality time with his kids.

He is preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, John and Bonnie Venable; maternal grandparents, Ivy and Lorelise Dykes; an aunt, Charlene Waller and Mee Maw Jennings.

He is survived by his parents, Mike and Sharon Venable; his wife of 13 years, Jessica Sharkey Venable; his four children, Lakelynn, Preston, Annabelle and Peyton Venable; his brother, Skipper Venable; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Tim and Elsie Sharkey; brother-in-law and sisters-in-law, Danny and Kylie Sharkey, Taylor Sharkey and Haileigh Sharkey; three nieces, Sydni Venable, Taylor Venable and Allee Sharkey; one nephew, Rilee Sharkey and a host of other family and friends.

Visitation is Thursday, March 29, 2018 at Spring Creek Baptist Church, 73072 Hwy. 1054, Kentwood, LA 70444 from 10AM until services at 2PM with Bro. Danny Smith, Bro. Brock Burch and Bro. Ernest Graham officiating. Burial will follow in Dykes Family Cemetery in Kentwood under the direction Sharkey Funeral Home in Summit, MS.

Pallbearers will be Mike Neyland, Caleb Hendry, Steven Redmond, Curt Allen, Jacob Schwebel, Lance Bates, Travis Graham and Kyle Waller. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Kentwood Fire Department.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be sent to Kentwood Fire Department, 310 Avenue G. Kentwood, LA 70444.

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