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Dane Willis Himes

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HARTFORD, Ky. — Dane Willis Himes, 50, of Hartford, passed away Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born Aug. 10, 1970, in Hartford, to the late Dennis Ray Himes and Sharon Willoughby Smith, surviving.

He was a self-employed pool technician.

Dane was preceded in death by his father, Dennis Ray Himes.

He leaves behind to cherish his memory are his son, Willoby Himes, of Beaver Dam, Kentucky; significant other, Amber Shumate, of Hartford; mother, Sharon Willoughby Smith, of Falls of Rough, Kentucky; brother, Denny (Virginia) Himes, of Hartford; sister, Shavonna (Gregory) Ross, of Lexington, Kentucky; two nieces, Cati Joiner and Meta-Leigh Himes; nephew, True Ross; several aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, at William L. Danks Funeral Home in Beaver Dam with Bro. Jeremy Volk officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Wood Cemetery in Hartford, Kentucky. Friends may visit with Dane’s family from 10 a.m. until the time of the service Thursday at the funeral home.

The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to, Willoby Himes Trust Fund c/o First Kentucky Bank, P.O. Box 65, Beaver Dam, KY 42320.

Online condolences may be left for the family of Dane Willis Himes by visiting his memorial tribute at

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