Sherill Daniel “Danny” Gilchrist, age 57; passed away on September 26, 2014 at the Transition LifeCare Hospice Home in Raleigh, NC, after a courageous battle with lung cancer. He was born on October 24, 1956 to Daisy Mae Stansbury Patterson of Baltimore, Maryland and Henry Lloyd Gilchrist (deceased).
He leaves to celebrate and honor their life together his trusted wife Karen and loving son Brandon, of the home. His cherished daughter Danielle and the special love of his life granddaughter Jada of Fredericksburg, Virginia. Joyce a special daughter to Danny, of Landover, Maryland.
Danny leaves to grieve five siblings, Beverly Gilchrist, Cathy Gilchrist- Royale, Linda Davis, Jacqueline Crawford and Keith Gilchrist, and older brother Henry Lloyd Gilchrist, Jr. (deceased); a very dear uncle, Cleo Stansbury “Uncle Buddy” and Aunt Barbara of Buffalo, New York and June Jasper Stansbury “Uncle Stan” (deceased). He also has five Gilchrist aunts and one uncle; Louise Alston, Mildred Shepherd, Helen DeLeaver, Carolyn Brothers, Linda Ware and Leon Gilchrist. A special great niece, Shamein Allen and great-great niece, Janiyah Allen of Raleigh.
A host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and a grand host of friends to honor the life and family of Sherill Daniel Gilchrist; our beloved.
Services for Sherill Daniel Gilchrist will be held on October 5, 2014 at Mitchell Funeral Home at 11:00 am.
Internment at Raleigh Memorial Park, Raleigh, North Carolina