Reverend Danny J. McCain, age 68, of Forest City, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, February 26, 2021 at Atrium Health-Cleveland in Shelby.
Danny was born Friday, March 7, 1952 in Waverly, Ohio to Savilla Thompson McCain who resides in Waverly, OH and the late Reverend James Edwin McCain. He pastored Yankee Hill Community Church in Piketon, Ohio from 1983 until 1986 and faithfully pastored Pleasant View Community Church in Forest City for twenty-four years. He worked for Parker-Hannafin as a Quality Assurance Manager for thirty-seven years before retirement. Danny enjoyed golfing, trips to the mountains, summer vacations in Charleston and restoring classic cars. He was a beloved pastor, husband, father, grandfather, son, brother and friend. Danny fought a good fight and finished his earthly course well.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his brother-in-law, Dennis Whitt and a nephew, Reverend Marcus Whitt.
Besides his mother, those left to cherish his memory include his loving wife of forty-two years, Joyce McCain; daughter, Danielle Morgan (Heath Barnett) of Rutherfordton; son, Adam McCain (Katie) of Johnson City, Tennessee; grandchildren, MaKinley and Jackson Morgan; two sisters, Cheryl Whitt of Waverly, OH and Burnette Brown (Rev. Tom Brown) of Otway, OH; nephews, Rev. Mick Whitt (Bethany) and Noah Whitt; nieces, Haley Whitt, Amy Lintz and Ashley Wilson.
A local service will be conducted at 6:00 pm on Sunday, February 28, 2021 at Pleasant View Community Church with Reverend Phillip Duncan officiating. The family will receive friends from 4:00 until 6:00 pm on Sunday prior to the service at the church. A service will also be conducted at the Life Change Church in Piketon, Ohio at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, March 3rd with Reverend Mick Whitt and Reverend Tom Brown officiating. The family will receive friends from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm on Wednesday at the church. Interment will follow in the Gardner Cemetery in Waverly, OH.
Memorial donations are requested to Pleasant View Community Church, Operation Christmas Child Fund, 129 Michael Drive, Forest City, NC 28043.
Harrelson Funeral and Cremation Services is in charge of local arrangements and Wallace-Thompson Funeral Home is in charge of the Ohio arrangements.