Dannie Jerry James was born on July 16, 1950, in Pensacola, Fla., to Willie Pinkney and Mamie Estelle (Price) Steele James. He passed from this life on September 16, 2015, at the age of 65.
Danny spent his life working as a carpenter and a painter for Ditch Witch. Dannie was an avid hunter and fisherman. He loved teaching his nieces and nephews how to fish and hunt. Dannie was gentle and kind man that would help his family and friends any way possible.   
He was preceded in death by his parents; and two sisters, Mary Alice Ann Mitts and Charlotte James.
Danny is survived by his son, Joshua James of Milwaukee, Wis.; daughter, Ashley Manning of North Carolina; son, Michael James of Minnesota; nephew, Michael and Rebekah Mitts of Dickson; niece, Angella Roby of Brainerd, Minn.; niece, Rebecca and Doug Fisher of Dickson; nephew, Eric Mitts of Ardmore; nephew, Anthony and Kari Gaffney of Gene Autry; niece, Arika Dawson of Ardmore; niece, Amanda Dawson of Ardmore; nephew, Duncan Allen of Dickson; grandchildren, Russell Jr, Deziree, Santana, Wyatt, and Memphis Manning, Cadence, Emily, Lillie, Isac, Seth, and Rhys James; great-nephews and nieces, Dylan, Hannah, and Hunter Mitts, Raelei, Mordekai, Korbyn and Donovan Gaffney, Karter and Aspen Dawson, Logan and Kade Tarlton.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Online condolences can be made at www.craddockfuneralhome.com.