Danny Gene Likens



Mr. Danny Gene Likens of Rosemary Assisted Living in Rose Hill, North Carolina passed from this life while at Duplin Vidant Hospital in Kenansville on Sunday, April 1, 2018 after a period of declining health. He was born in Duplin County on January 26, 1950 to the late Charlie Edgar Likens and Bessie Mae Maready Likens of Duplin County. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a son--Danny Gene Likens II; brothers--Jack Likens and Norwood Likens; and sister--Norma Williams.

Survivors include a daughter--Dawn Cavenaugh and her husband Kyle of Wallace; a son--Charles Likens of Kenansville; his wife--Kathy Likens of Kenansville; step daughter--Annie Harrell of Wallace; brother--Harold Likens and his wife Maria of Wallace; sister--Janet Williams of Magnolia; grandchildren--Austin Wells and his wife Kelly of Kenansville, Cody Wells of Wallace, Bailey Cavenaugh of Wallace and Allie Harrell of Wallace; and great grandchildren Kelton Wells and Camden Casteen.

Danny worked a good part of his latter life in plumbing construction. His family was a very important part of his life and he loved each of them dearly, especially the grandchildren and great grandchildren. Much of his free time was spent in fishing, a sport in which he had a tremendous interest.

A memorial service celebrating Danny's life will be held at North East Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church on Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. with visitation at 6:00 p.m. Officiating will be Reverend Kevin Peterson and Reverend Jimmy Johnson. The family has asked that, in lieu of flowers, contributions be made to North East Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church or Duplin Vidant Hospital Foundation.

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