Daniel Allen Shuey, Sr
Daniel Allen Shuey, Sr., 89, a resident of Cape Coral, FL since 1972, passed away Sunday, June 16, 2019 in Cape Coral. He was born February 13, 1930 in Pine Grove, PA to Alverta (Shuey) Yeagley, now deceased.
Daniel was of the Christian faith and was proud to serve in the United States Army. His 20+ years of service included Korea, two tours in Germany, and one in Viet Nam. He was a lifetime member of the VFW and felt privileged to serve on several Honor Guard Details and performed “TAPS” at many Veteran funerals. Following his retirement, he was employed by the U.S. Postal Service for over 20 years, where he was known as the “Whistling Mailman”. He loved music and played the bass guitar in bands most of his adult life. He taught himself the keyboard and became “Dan, Dan, the Keyboard Man”.
Daniel loved to travel, and he and his wife traveled by car, coast to coast several times including two, nine-week trips and an eleven-week trip. They also toured Europe. He was proud to say he had visited all 50 states, as well as, 19 foreign countries.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 69 years, Betty Jane (Nauman)Shuey of Cape Coral; three loving children, Daniel Shuey, Jr. (Debbra) of Lexington, SC, Donna Loud (John) of Sarasota, FL, and Doug Shuey (Debra) of Cape Coral; brother, Samuel Yeagley (Kelly) of El Cajon, CA; three grandchildren, Michael Billow, Stacy Lang (Scott), and Daniel Shuey, III (Brenda); six great grandchildren, as well as two great great grandchildren.
A private family service will be conducted. Internment will be at the Sarasota National Cemetery in Sarasota, FL.
No flowers please, Memorial Contributions in Memory of Daniel Allen Shuey, Sr., may be made to the Veterans charity of your choice.
Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.