John Edward McDaniel, Sr., 78, of Raymond, died Friday, April 5, 2019, at Marion General Hospital.
He served our country in the United States Navy. He enjoyed fishing and being with his family. He will truly be missed by family and friends.
He was born Jan. 19, 1941, to the late Isaac and Birdie (Bryant) McDaniel in Tennessee.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Ralph McDaniel and Ronald David McDaniel; and his sisters, Mary Ann and Alta.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Beverly McDaniel, whom he married on Sept. 7, 1963 in Marion; his son, John Edward McDaniel, Jr.; his daughters, Sheila Totaro, Beverly “Sue” (Kevin) Wilson and Connie McDaniel; his brother, Bob McDaniel; his sisters, Billy (Ed) Hainey, Nola Cottrill and Pauline (Randy) Blue; his sister-in-law, Amy McDaniel; his grandchildren, Justin Fosnaugh, Samantha James, Brittany Totaro, Brandy Totaro, John E. McDaniel, III and Nathan McDaniel; his five great-grandchildren with two more on the way.
Friends and family may come to honor his life from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Monday, April 15, 2019, at the Boyd-Born Funeral Home, 122 West Columbia St., Marion. A memorial service will follow starting at 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be given in his memory to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at: www.boydbornfuneralhome.com.
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