Obituary of George W. Danley

George Walter Danley, age 63, resident of Mapleton, KS, died Tuesday, June 29, 2021, as the result of a traffic accident south of Fort Scott, KS.

He was born January 27, 1958, in Fort Scott, the son of Don and Eleanor Wunderly Danley. George worked as a heavy equipment operator all his life. He always had a story to tell. He never met a stranger and never held a grudge. George was funny and easy to love.

Survivors include his wife Elaine of the home; two sons, Raymond and wife Candice, and Josh and wife Katy; a daughter, Rachel and husband Aaron; eight grandchildren, Luke, Kiptyn, Kellyn, Taegan, Jaxon, Koltyn, Korbyn, Karly, and one granddaughter on the way; and many cousins and that were as close as siblings.

He was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM Tuesday, July 6th, at the Cheney Witt Chapel.

Burial will follow in the Mapleton Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 3:00 to 5:00 PM Monday at the Cheney Witt Chapel.

Memorials are suggested to the Bourbon County Fair and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, PO Box 347, 201 S. Main St., Fort Scott, KS 66701. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at

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