OBITUARY

William E McDaniel

August 24, 1931April 23, 2018
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William E. McDaniel, age 86, passed away on April 23, 2018. He was born on August 24, 1931 in Winston Salem to the late Audrey McDaniel. Bill proudly served his country in the US Army during the Korean Conflict as part of the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Squad. He was a lifelong member of Mt. Tabor United Methodist Church where he began attending with his grandmother as a young boy. Bill worked as an insurance agent for Myers Insurance then Ferrell Insurance. He had many hobbies including: listening to music, gardening, woodworking, camping, and fishing; but his favorite thing to do was to spend time at home with his family. Bill is survived by his wife of 61 years, Katie Pruitt McDaniel; daughters, Lisa (Greg) McElveen and Donna (Thomas) Nolfa; grandchildren, Carie (Benjamin) Kempton, Scott (Ellen) McElveen, Nathan McElveen, Eric Nolfa, and Luke Nolfa; sister, Jean Clifton; close cousin, Sylvia Gritton; and many other cousins, nieces, nephews, and loved ones. The family would like to say a special thank you to the staff at Kate B. Reynolds Hospice House for their compassion and care. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, April 26th at 2pm at Mt. Tabor United Methodist Church, 3543 Robinhood Road, with Dr. Mark Key officiating. There will be a gathering of family and friends following the service at the church. Frank Vogler & Sons Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in his honor to Mt. Tabor UMC, 3543 Robinhood Road, Winston Salem, NC 27106.

  • FAMILY

  • Katie Pruitt McDaniel, Wife
  • Lisa (Greg) McElveen, Daughter
  • Donna (Thomas) Nolfa, Daughter
  • Carie (Benjamin) Kempton, Grandchild
  • Scott (Ellen) McElveen, Grandchild
  • Nathan McElveen, Grandchild
  • Eric Nolfa, Grandchild
  • Luke Nolfa, Grandchild
  • Jean Clifton, Sister
  • Sylvia Gritton, Cousin
  • Bill is also survived by many other cousins, nieces, nephews, and loved ones.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Thomas Nolfa
  • Greg McElveen
  • Todd Marshall
  • Russell Gordon
  • Don Van Hoy
  • Jerry Cornette
  • DONATIONS

  • Mt. Tabor United Methodist Church

Services

  • Funeral Service Thursday, April 26, 2018
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William E McDaniel

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