The world lost an unforgettable soul, Danny Lee Hestand, in the early morning hours of December 10, 2018. He was surrounded by friends and family when he passed away due to a sudden heart attack. Danny was 52 years old. Danny Lee Hestand was born on May 12, 1966, in Denison, Texas to Bonita Abbe Hestand and David Hestand. He grew up and spent his life in Arlington, Texas with his mother and two sisters. He attended Bowie High School and graduated from Arlington High School in 1984. He went to Texas Tech University, following his high school graduation. During his school years, he was an exceptional soccer player from the young age of 7 and continued his love of the sport throughout his lifetime. He played recreational and classic soccer in the Dallas Soccer League. Danny was an avid Cowboy football fan and loved spending time enjoying the company of his many friends. Danny was a very hardworking, dedicated employee and was the project manager for CBRE. Prior to that, he worked for AT&T for many years. He married Rhonda Allen in 1990, and they were blessed with their only son, Dalton Lee Hestand, in 1994. On October 16, 2012 the apple of his eye, his grandson, Gavin Lee was born. One of the best aspects of Danny was the way that he could make you laugh at any given moment. His humor was unsurpassable and is going to be missed by all. Danny is survived by his son, Dalton Hestand; grandson, Gavin Hestand-Evans; his daughter, Ashlee Goodsell and husband, Chad; his mother, Bonita Abbe Hestand; his father, David Hestand and wife, Shelly; his sister, DeLana Slone and her daughter, Savannah and grandson, Oliver; his sister, Tammy Robbins, husband Ken and children, Rose, Robert and Derek; his six half-siblings, Jennifer Hestand, Becky Burnell, Angie Lozon and husband, Don; Paul, Shawn and Todd Hestand; Dalton's mother, Rhonda Allen, and many cousins, aunts, uncles and all of his friends he called family. In lieu of flowers, our family would like to have donations put toward a college fund for his precious grandson, Gavin Lee. “How lucky am I to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard” - Winnie the Pooh Wade Family Funeral Home (817) 274-9233

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  1. My prayers & condolences to the entire family. May God continue giving you strength in this time of bereavement. Danny was truly a kind and gentle man. He will be missed but never forgotten. May God continue blessing the you all.
    Respectfully~Janice Adger

  2. Bonita

    If I have a word that will help during this time I would
    hope to bring that to your mind. Thinking about you.

    Bill Davis

  3. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family, Danny.
    I don’t know how many times over the last couple of years we have said “let’s get together soon” to one another, but we never managed to make it happen. Your zest for life and fun loving style will be missed. You were a good man, Danny. God speed.
    Billie and Lyndse

  4. My heartfelt condolence to all, especially my life long friend, David. My prayers are with you all.
    This goes from my mother, Mary Armstrong, as well.

  5. I never met Danny face to face but I dispatched calls to him from the AT&T Client Service Center. Danny was always very helpful and was a joy to work with. He will be missed by all of the CSC Clerks . God Bless your family .

  6. My deepest condolences to the family. I was lucky enough to call Danny a friend and we spent many days together on the soccer field during our childhood. Thoughts and prayers to the entire family.

  7. My deepest condolences to the family. May God’s future promises at John 5:28,29 of an earthly resurrection and Revelation 21:3,4 of no more suffering or death bring you comfort. Until that time comes, God assures us at Psalm 34:18 that he “is close to the brokenhearted” and “saves those who are crushed in spirit.” So he understands your pain and grief and is eager to help you by giving you the strength you need to cope during this most difficult time. (Philippians 4:13)

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