Daniel Lynn Bristow, age 76, of Duluth, GA passed away Thursday, July 27, 2017. He is survived by his loving wife of 28 years, JoAnn; children, Daniel Bristow, Geraldine Bristow, Karen Bristow, Dale Nicol, and Barbara Discenza. Dan was a wonderful father, grandfather, great grandfather, and a generous friend to all. He was always ready and willing to help those in need, a true gentleman with a kind and generous soul. Dan and JoAnn enjoyed their daily visits to Dunkin Donuts where they made numerous friends throughout the years. Dan was a proud retired Army veteran. A memorial service will be held at 3:00 pm, Saturday, August 5, 2017 at Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel with Rev. Beth Shugart officiating. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 2:00-3:00 pm on Saturday at the funeral home.

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  1. You will be truly missed papa. I love you so much and I know one day we’ll be together again but right now my heart is broken and doing my best to deal with-it. I always considered myself daddy’s girl and again I love you so very very much

  2. Grandpa, I love you so much. Give James a kiss for mom and I. I’ll take care of mom, don’t worry. ❤️ Rest in paradise. You’ll forever be in our hearts.

  3. Uncle Dan I am so happy we were able to tell each other how much we loved each other a few days before you left this world. It doesn’t make me miss you less but I am comforted knowing we both knew how we felt. Please give Mom and a huge kiss for me. She has all her children home with her now and I know she and Grandpa are rejoicing. I love you.

  4. JoAnne , I wanted to send my deepest condolences on your loss. He is at peace with the Lord now.

  5. Dearest JoAnn,

    You have my condolences and know I am remembering you in my prayers. Miss you and sending you love and hugs.

  6. I miss you so much my Heart is empty. TI know you are home and resting in peace.
    I am so glad we had so many happy years and happy memories and I will cherish each and everyone of them. I will always be your SUNSHINE Love you
    Your ever loving Wife Jo Ann

  7. JoAnn, I am so sorry for your loss. Just know he is resting peacefully in his forever home with no more pain. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family

  8. Dan, you will be missed by so many. You were a kind, dear man and I’m so grateful you were part of our family.

  9. An amazing person has left us. We say good-bye for now but on the other side they are saying hello.
    Thank you Dan for being such an important part of my family. But the truth is: EVERYONE you met instantly was welcomed and loved by you and became an extended family member. You loved people from all walks of life and they loved you right back.
    Thank you for taking care of my grandmother. Thank you for taking care of my brother Tim, Thank you for all the trips to Home Depot, riding horses on the beach, helping me with my pool, teaching me how to build a deck, driving out of your way to rescue a cat for me, and so many many other things we experienced together. But most importantly, how do I ever begin to thank you for loving my Mom. Your love for her and all people is deep Dan and everyone that knew you felt it.
    Your absence in our lives is immeasurable.

  10. Joann,
    You and your family are in my prayers. May God bless you with the comfort you need at this time.

  11. Joann am so sorry for your loss but we will meet Dan again he was a wonderful man , Me and Frank enjoyed every
    time the four of us would get to gather I always keep you and your family in my prayes

  12. Joann. I am so sorry for your loss and I was so touched to hear about how you and Dan met. You have always been such a special person to me and will always hold a special place. I know God has a plan for all of us and I am glad that he brought you and Dan together for so many years.

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