Mr. McDaniel was born Feb. 15, 1927, in Atlanta, son of the late William Randall McDaniel and Maggie Ray McDaniel. He was retired from Liberty National Insurance Company and was a veteran of World War II having served in the U.S. Army. He was a member of Rowland Springs Baptist Church, Donald Moore's Sunday School Class, Cartersville Lions Club, Retired Men's Club and the CHVA Car Club. He was preceded in death by a brother, Ray McDaniel and by two sisters, Swannie Shead and Annette Mimms.
Survivors include his wife, Katie Kimsey McDaniel; a daughter, Becky Elliott; grandchildren, Brittany Leigh Reed and Andrew Charles Elliott; a sister, Inez Brock; a brother, Pete McDaniel; a number of nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be conducted Thursday afternoon, Jan. 5, at 2 p.m. at Rowland Springs Baptist Church with Rev. Joe Ringwalt and Rev. Ron Anspaugh officiating. Interment will follow in the Church Cemetery with Carl Boyd Post of the American Legion in charge of military rites.
The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 5 to 8 p.m. at Owen Funeral Home.
Pallbearers include Andy Elliott, Ralph Shead, Charles Elliott, Kenny Kimsey, Terry Kimsey, David Reed and Harvey Knight. Honorary pallbearers include Donald Moore's Sunday School Class, Liberty National Men, Cartersville Lions Club, Retired Men's Club and CHVA Car Club members.
Please visit www.owenfunerals.com to sign the online register book and post tributes.
Owen Funeral Home, 12 Collins Drive S.E., Cartersville, has charge of the funeral arrangements.