Obituary of Danny Fewell


Danny Maurice Fewell, age 58, a resident of Ft. Scott, Kansas, passed away early Monday, October 2, 2023, at the Pittsburg Care & Rehab Center in Pittsburg, Kansas.  He was born January 29, 1965, in Ft. Scott, the son of Charles Eugene Fewell and Katherine Lee Nelson.  Danny grew up in Ft. Scott and graduated from the Ft. Scott High School with the Class of 1983.  He served for six years with the Kansas Army National Guard.  Over the years, Danny had worked at Mid-Continental Restoration, Valu Merchandisers and Key Industries until ill health forced his retirement.  Danny loved football and was an avid fan of the San Francisco ‘49ers.  Danny never missed his sons’ football games or wrestling matches.


Survivors include his two sons, Zarek McKhale Fewell of Salina, Kansas and Cayman Lee Fewell of Ft. Scott.  Also surviving are his mother, Katherine Hopkins of Ft. Scott, his father, Charles Fewell of Springfield, Missouri, two brothers, Shawn Brown and Brent Fewell and a sister, Becky Brown, as well as several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his stepfather, Rev. Earis B. Hopkins, Sr.


Rev. George Proctor will conduct funeral services at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, October 10th at the Cheney Witt Chapel.  Burial will follow in the Evergreen Cemetery.  The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 10:00 A.M. until service time at the Cheney Witt Chapel.  Memorials are suggested to the American Diabetes Association or Care to Share and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, P.O. Box 347, Ft. Scott, KS 66701.  Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at

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