Michael Ray Daniel

August 28, 1949October 29, 2018

Michael Ray Daniel, "Mike", was born in Charlotte, N.C. on August 28, 1949, to John Gary Daniel, Jr. (deceased) and Grace Mae Dowd Smith Daniel (deceased). Mike passed away on Monday, October 29, 2018. Mike graduated from Harry P. Harding High School in 1968 and attended Central Piedmont Community College. He served his country through the United States Army, 1st Infantry Division, from 1969 to 1972 in Vietnam and Germany. Mike worked as detention officer with the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Department then worked as plant manager for Contech Construction Company in Charlotte until 2010. He was a member in good standing of VFW Post 9488. In addition to his parents, Mike was predeceased by his first wife, Carolina Fogleman Daniel, his brothers John Gary Daniel, III, Alton Wayne Daniel, Steven Gerrell Daniel, and brothers-in-law, Dennis Charles Hipp and Donald Wilson Fogleman. Mike is survived by his wife, Martha Ellen Daniel (nee Hipp), sisters-in-law, Joyce Daniel, Linda Small, Christine Daniel, and Brenda Hipp, brother-in-law and sister-in-law Richard and Carol Fogleman, several nieces and nephews as well as great-nieces and great-nephews. A memorial service will be held for Mike at Durham Memorial Baptist Church on Toddville Road in Charlotte, N.C., with Rev. Dave Turner and Gene Boatwright officiating, on Saturday, November 3 at 2pm. Visitation will be from 1-2pm, before the service. Burial will be private. Forest Lawn West Funeral Home is assisting the family.


  • Visitation Saturday, November 3, 2018
  • Funeral Service Saturday, November 3, 2018

Michael Ray Daniel

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