James O. McDaniel, 88, of Owensboro, passed away on August 31, 2021 at the Heartford House in Owensboro. He was born in Hancock County on September 22, 1932 to the late P.A. and Pearl Hubbard McDaniel. James was a member and longtime Deacon at The Church of God of Prophecy. He was retired from Sears Automotive as a mechanic. James was a loving family man and enjoyed life to its fullest. He was preceded in death by a sister, Ellen Embry.
James is survived by his wife of 72 years, Virgie E. McDaniel; children, Doug McDaniel, Roger (Debbie) McDaniel, Jamie (Lee) Renfrow and Tim (Laura) McDaniel; grandchildren, Dustin, Brian, James, Jonathan, Shelly, Stephen, Sarah, Carter and Nicholas; 12 great grandchildren; siblings, William McDaniel and Stanley McDaniel along with nieces, nephews and cousins.
Services will be held at 11 am on Saturday, September 4, 2021 at Gibson & Son Funeral Home, Hawesville Chapel with Bro. Michael Willingham officiating. Burial will follow the service at Serenity Hills. James’s family will be greeting friends on Friday from 4 pm until 8 pm and on Saturday from 10 am until service time at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Heartford House.
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