Dan “Danny” McCullough, III, beloved son of Mrs. Brenda McCullough and the late Dan McCullough, Jr., departed this life on October 7, 2022.

Danny was born in New Haven, CT on a beautiful spring day on May 23, 1972. As a child, adolescent and teen, he was forever active in sports. He was an avid football and tennis player and an active bike rider. He stayed actively involved with his Masonic brothers at one time, and always tried to show brotherhood and love to everyone. He graduated from Lyman Hall High School in Wallingford, Connecticut. He was socially involved in all aspects of his high school social life, his cut buddies and football family friends such as Ron Higgins, Larry Bond, along with many others were always at the McCullough household ready for his mother’s wonderful food.

Upon graduation from high school Danny attended Dean College in Rhode Island. After leaving college, he worked at various venues and later as a police officer at the 5th District Metro Police Department in Washington DC. At the time of his passing, Danny was employed for the City of West Haven Department of Public Works.

Danny enjoyed family time, being with his son Danny IV and his daughter Haley. Danny’s children where his world and everything evolved around them. Danny always put his children’s needs before his own, working hard to make sure they had the best education. Danny’s future included visiting colleges with his son Danny IV and getting married in August of 2023 to his beloved fiancé, Joanna Mitchell in Monroe, CT at the Waterview.

Left to remember his legacy in this thriving life is his wonderful loving mother, Mrs. Brenda McCullough; sister, Dawn McCullough; his loving children, Haley McCullough and Danny Garcia-McCullough, IV; his one and only beloved grandson, Kash Belance; his fiancé, Joanna Mitchell; and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and many extended family members and friends.

A celebration of Dan’s life and legacy will be held Friday, October 21, 2022, at 11:00 A.M. at Bethel AME Church, 255 Goffe St., New Haven. The viewing will be held at the church from 9:00-11:00 A.M. The burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.