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Daniel D. Lavely

April 30, 1934 - November 25, 2016

Obituary


Daniel D. Lavely age 82 of Knoxville, passed away Friday, November 25, 2016 at Parkwest Medical Center. He was a charter member of Sherrill Hills Retirement Community, Knoxville, TN. Dan was born and raised in Cincinnati, OH to the late Daniel M. and Saramae Lavely. He graduated from Xavier University with an MBA in Economics. He was also in the United States Marine Corps Reserve. For most of his career he was a partner in a premier international management consulting firm, which took him to many parts of the world. He and his family lived...

Daniel D. Lavely age 82 of Knoxville, passed away Friday, November 25, 2016 at Parkwest Medical Center. He was a charter member of Sherrill Hills Retirement Community, Knoxville, TN. Dan was born and raised in Cincinnati, OH to the late Daniel M. and Saramae Lavely. He graduated from Xavier University with an MBA in Economics. He was also in the United States Marine Corps Reserve. For most of his career he was a partner in a premier international management consulting firm, which took him to many parts of the world. He and his family lived in England for five years and enjoyed vacationing in such places as Italy and Ireland. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed college basketball. Music played a big role in his life, beginning with accordion lessons at age six, and he played piano, saxophone, clarinet and even sousaphone in his college band. He and his late wife of 46 years, Lois Roll Lavely raised seven children, mostly in New Canaan, CT. Also preceded in death by twin brothers, Larry and Jerry Lavely. Survivors include his sister, Mary Letty Lavely, 7 children; Daniel P. Lavely (Kelley), Charles Lavely (Bobbi), Joseph Lavely (Christy), Thomas Lavely (Linda), Jennifer Schlaffer (Bill), Sally Danko (Tim) and Martha Riordan (Michael), 12 grandchildren and 1 great granddaughter, several nieces, nephews and cousins. The family will hold a reception to honor Dan’s life, Thursday evening from 5-7 pm at Berry Highland Memorial, 5315 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919. There will be a Mass held at 10:30am Friday, December 2, 2016 at All Saints Catholic Church, 620 N. Cedar Bluff Rd., Knoxville, TN, 37923. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Research Hospital. Friends may leave their condolence and memories at www.highlandmemorialknoxville.com