Daniel “Danny” Ray Grogan, 25, of Waxahachie passed away Saturday, July 30, 2011, in Waxahachie. He was born to Ray G. and Rebecca Fisher Grogan July 1, 1986, in Dallas.

Danny loved to run and had a great sense of humor. He enjoyed eating pizza and loved competing in competitive eating contests, which he won most events. Danny was a II Class Petty Officer, serving in the U.S. Navy on the guided missile destroyer USS Russell (DDG 59).

Danny loved God and loved his family. He will certainly be missed by so many who loved him.

He is survived by his wife, Marcella Grogan of San Diego, Calif.; his father and mother, Ray and Rebecca Grogan of Waxahachie; his sisters, Nikki Keller and her husband, Eric of Waxahachie, Brittany Grogan of Waxahachie; his paternal grandparents, Barney and Edna Grogan of Midlothian; his maternal grandparents, Otis and Carolyn Fisher of Jonesboro, Texas; his niece, Cara-Lynn Keller; his nephews, C.J. Keller, Braylen Grogan; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Jessica Ann Grogan.

Services to celebrate his life are scheduled at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2011, at the Midlothian Conference Center, 1 Community Circle, Midlothian.

Graveside services with military honors will be held at 12:45 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5, 2011, at Dallas/Fort Worth National Cemetery.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 7-9 Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2011, at Wayne Boze Funeral Home, Waxahachie.