Memorial Service Live Stream: Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Dan Celia

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nathan Lee Martin May 13, 2022 - 10:26 AM

I just love the continued remembrance of the memories and life of Dan. I am a sinner but saved by grace. I can so relate to Dan,s life. Still sad about his passing but rejoicing in his continued legacy that I am a part of.

Elaine Rodriguez May 14, 2022 - 6:57 AM

I’ve been a partner to Financial Issues for six years. I thoroughly enjoyed listening to Dan’s financial advice and also his Bible Study Program. What a devoted Christian he was. Rest in paradise Dan. God bless you and your Family.

Pam Duke May 14, 2022 - 10:17 AM

Truly a man of GOD!
Taken too early in life….He will be missed by his earthly family, FISM family and all who truly knew him!

Always had our best interest in mind and tried to help guide us to be the best investors that we could be!

Christopher Bullis May 14, 2022 - 11:04 AM

We love you!

Carmen Yarnell Thomas May 14, 2022 - 11:27 AM

Prayers continue for the family. The pain of loss is real, even when we know loved ones are with Jesus.
I miss Dan everyday, as I had the privilege of partnering with him for several years.
God be with you continually

Lesley Taylor May 14, 2022 - 12:23 PM

Dan was not only a Son of Issachar, he was a King-Priest according to the Order of Melchizedek.

Sky Joiner May 14, 2022 - 2:19 PM

He taught me so much and I am grateful for that. I do miss him. I had privilege of meeting him and Yvonne in Laurel Mississippi a few years ago. What a legacy he leaves behind.

David Parrott, #2675 May 14, 2022 - 6:05 PM

There is so much positive and inspirational that I could say about Dan. Therefore in brevity I will stick to #1 item in my Admiration of Dan.
About 9 years ago, I listened to Dan off and on over the AFR station for over a year. I learned stock and financial information. I couldn’t believe how INTELLIGENT Dan was. I mean, 95% of the questions asked of Dan, he could answer from his knowledge and experience not only with Godly wisdom, but with the earthly facts of the IRA rules, laws, ins and outs of the subject…. and OFF THE CUFF!

For that year, I didn’t subscribe, trying to figure our his angle. Where was he going to make his money? I mean financial Advisors charge 1.2%. Wait / What … for only $45.00 per year you could get his special Stock picks?!

I became a Partner , started with his Picks, did moderately well. For 7 years I followed Dan, bought from his Buy list and his Asset Allocation Model for my age. If he was speaking anywhere close to my area, I (now retired) would go. I met him in person at least 6 times. I donated occasionally. He was always kind, over the radio or in person!

By listening almost daily I got to know his heart. At say, year 3, the light bulb went off in my head. I realized the answer to my earlier question about his angle.



I and my wife miss him every Day. We pray that Shanna’s feet will grow into Dan’s empty shoes.

Sandra Roach May 15, 2022 - 4:43 PM

I begged God to heal Dan if it was His will. I listened to Dan for a several years and was a partner also. His personality was so big. He touched my heart.

Alvin Blanchard May 15, 2022 - 9:12 PM

I still can’t accept the fact that Dan is gone, Dan and AFR changed my life I don’t know if I will ever get over this.

Becky Jackson May 16, 2022 - 12:59 AM

Thank you for sharing this memorial service. God bless you!

Myra Round May 17, 2022 - 1:45 AM

To the Celia and FISM family,
This beautiful celebration of Dan’s life thoroughly honors his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Thank you for allowing us to mourn and celebrate with you. Even though many of us, the FISM partners, never met Dan face to face, I believe our true bond has been in our love for Christ, not in financial issues. Dan’s wisdom and guidance on behalf of those of us who strive to be good stewards of God’s gracious provisions, is beyond measure. I’m so thankful. May the Lord pour out His abundant blessings and peace over your daily lives.
A sister in Jesus Christ,

Sally Hilton May 17, 2022 - 1:32 PM

I met Dan once, at a town hall in Houston. I listened to him most days on AFR. I can’t believe he’s gone. I know what it’s like to have such a wonderful, wonderful father. It’s so hard to let them go. The Lord comforts us.

Donna from Alabama May 17, 2022 - 2:30 PM

What a true blessing to this world! Dan touched the lives of so many and brought countless people to believe in the goodness of being a faithful servant to The Lord. Thank you Celia family for sharing Dan with us. You are all in our prayers. Dan is in the arms of Jesus now.

Lisa B, Abita Springs, LA May 17, 2022 - 8:47 PM

Thanks for sharing Dan’s memorial, I like so many other listeners are praying for your family. I so much appreciated him sharing his “economic” knowledge but loved his passion for God & His word. What a legacy he left y’all ! God is faithful to those who put their hope & trust in Him, love y’all.

Kristine Vandemark May 18, 2022 - 9:02 AM

I never had the privilege of meeting Dan, but I became a partner not that long ago. I feel like I knew him and Yvonne just from listening to him on the radio everyday. Yvonne, he loved you dearly. I lost my husband 17 years ago when our girls were only 9,5 and 5 mos old. Hold onto those memories. They are a treasure. What a wonderful legacy he has left behind. I know you all will continue to carry it on in honor of Dan and most importantly the Lord.

Donna Metzger May 18, 2022 - 7:20 PM

Dan was a great help to us with our investments. We have been members for several years. We looked forward to listening to him everyday. He was an inspiration to us and we knew what was going on in the world. We truely miss him and look forward to seeing him again in heaven. May God bless this ministry and bring another like minded person to pick up were Dan left off. Truely a great man of God.

Regina Dial May 18, 2022 - 7:21 PM

I am a FISM partner and listener to dans Bible study. I can’t say what Dan has meant to me in my life. Because of him I can be assured that my investments are biblically responsible and that I can live a life pleasing to God by using my resources wisely . Because of Dan I also support pre born ministries and India partners and many other worthwhile charities. Never met Dan but look forward to the day I do. I offer my continued prayers to Yvonne and the family. God bless you all and thank you

DJ May 18, 2022 - 8:42 PM

Dan was such a blessing and such a godly man. He was an exceptional, spirit-filled leader and a living example of how God can use just one of us to impact this world! I am so thankful to have had the honor of learning how to use God’s financial blessings through Dan’s dedication to serve God’s people and share the financial wisdom he learned and kept abreast of every day. He is truly missed. Thank you for sharing his beautiful memorial service. It has helped give closure to such an unexpected loss. Keeping your family in my prayers!💕

Mariana Rivas May 19, 2022 - 3:00 PM

May his soul rest in peace! Faithful servant you were light to this world. May God let the light that Dan has shared with us continue to shine forever.

Gilbert Irving May 23, 2022 - 9:21 AM

I hope Dan is in peace now. I know he was having lung problems for a number of years. It was not a surprise to me but it was a shock. I listen to him every day he was live on the air. I did ask several times over the last few years if he had plans for a replacement. I was told no but he was working on finding someone. I so miss Dan and I am waiting for someone to fill in for him on the partner page. I can’t listen to the show anymore. I do want to stay a partner, been one for about 4 years.
I hope he is happy with God now.

Robert Lynn Crafton May 25, 2022 - 9:03 PM

We will miss Dan in so many ways. But we must remember that our time here on this earth is short. Dan left us a legacy that will be a guide for us as we continue the Lord’s work. He touched so many folks for the Lord, let us do no less. I know that his family will find the strength to endure. And I pray that his love for the Lord will be passed on to their children, grandchildren, and to generations to come.

This was a memorable celebration of live that we all will cherish for the rest of our lives. I look forward to meeting Dan some day on the other side of the river.

PATTY WENNING June 14, 2022 - 9:32 PM

I miss Dan so much every day. I miss his words of wisdom, and his wit ,and above all his knowledge of soo much going on in this world, not to mention finances., to say the
least. I wept over him multiple times and grieved for his wife Yvonne and his children and grandchildren. He is and will always be missed by me and so many others but he
is with his Lord and Savior now and hope to meet him one day. Prayers for continued healing and guidance for his family and FISM news. May his legacy live on and grow
exceedingly. forever remembered..

Christopher Boorman July 4, 2022 - 9:56 AM

I made a video about Dan. I hope you will watch it and subscribe to my YouTube channel


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