Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Charles McDaniel

Charles McDaniel, age 72, passed away on Tuesday, January 23, 2018, at Oktibbeha County Hospital in Starkville, Mississippi. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday, January 26 in the Nowell Massey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Eddie Agnew officiating. Visitation will be the day of the service from 12:30 p.m. until service time at Nowell Massey Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Welcome Chapel Jesus Name Church Cemetery.
Charles was born March 1, 1945, to E. J. and Lenora Clark McDaniel; and was raised in the Lobutcha Community of Winston County. He was a member of the River of Life Church in Louisville and was retired as a truck driver for Bryan Brothers.

Charles is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Rosemary Smith McDaniel; four sons, Wayne McDaniel and wife, Rachel; Shane McDaniel and wife, Chasite, all of Louisville; Duane McDaniel and wife, April, of Shuqualak, Mississippi; and Micheal McDaniel of Columbus, Mississippi. Also, he leaves behind three sisters, Eunice Warren of Batesville, Mississippi; Thelma Knighton of Columbus; and Nora Green and husband, Perry, of Terry, Mississippi. 

One of his greatest joys was being “PawPaw Charles” to his 10 grandchildren: Dalton McDaniel, Brook Hester (Josh), Brock McDaniel, Chanley McDaniel, Jacob McDaniel, Taylor McDaniel, Christy McDaniel, Caden McDaniel, Roseanna McDaniel, and Carlee McDaniel; as well as two great-grandchildren: Kinsley Hester and Paisleigh McDaniel. He was preceded in death by parents; and three brothers, T. J., James, and Wayne McDaniel; and his sister, Agnes Warren.

Serving as pallbearers are Josh Hester, Brock McDaniel, Chanley McDaniel, Jacob McDaniel, and Antoine Stokes. In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to Nowell Massey Funeral Home to help defray the funeral expenses.

Services are under the direction of Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family by signing the guest register at