Robert E. "Bob" Daniel, Jr., 66, of Oneida, passed away Friday, June 21, 2013, at the North Knoxville Medical Center in Knoxville, Tn.
He was born December 16, 1946, in Memphis, Tn., and was the son of the late Robert E. Daniel, Sr., and Gertrude Kelley Daniel. He also was preceded in death by his father- and mother-in-law, Harold and Fannie Thompson, and two brothers-in-law, Ron Schierer and Fred Abraham. He was a veteran of the U.S.Army and a member of the Vetereans of Foreign Wars in Oneida. He was of the Catholic faith.
Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Thompson Daniel; children: Robert Daniel III and wife Jennifer of Memphis; Ellyn Daniel of Memphis; Dustin Lay and wife Bridget and Crystal Hill and husband Joe, all of Oneida; sisters:Alice Abraham of Memphis and Linda Schierer of Florida; grandchildren: Julia Lay, Lucus Lay, Francis Daniel, William Hill and Waylan Hill; brothers-in-law: Bernard and Linda Cross, Gary and Brenda Chitwood, Raymond and Loretta Thompson, Curtis and Matilda Thompson, Joe and Shelia Strunk; special fishing buddy Wood Stephens and wife Sally of Mississippi;and many other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held June 24 in the chapel of West-Murley Funeral Home with Bro. Larry Brooks officiating and music by First Baptist Church Quartet.Graveside services were held Tuesday, June 25, at the Smith Cemetery in Oneida with full military honors by American Legion Post #136 of Oneida and VFW Post #5669.
West-Murley Funeral Home had charge of funeral arrangements.