David Morris Daniel
June 3, 1941 – January 9, 2019
David Morris Daniel
David Morris Daniel of Shreveport, LA was called to his heavenly home on Wednesday, January 9, 2019. He was born on June 3, 1941 in Shreveport, LA.
A memorial service honoring his life will be held at Centuries Memorial Funeral Home located at 8801 Mansfield Rd. Shreveport, LA on Tuesday, January 15, 2019. Visitation will begin at 12:00 p.m. followed by the service at 1:00 p.m. officiated by Brother Billy Crosby of Summer Grove Baptist Church. Interment immediately following at Centuries.
David married his sweetheart Verna Faye Ebarb on June 11, 1960. They were happily married for 57 years. Together they had 3 children Cindy, Bryan, and David. David and Verna were long time members of Summer Grove Baptist Church. They enjoyed the fellowship of many friends in the New Beginnings Sunday School Class.
David received the most joy from spending time with his family and friends. He was a devoted husband and daddy to his children. Some of his favorite past times included coaching and attending the boys ball games, teaching them to water ski, and attending every activity the kids were involved in. He taught them that they could accomplish anything with dedication and hard work. David loved his wife and children well. One of his favorite titles was Grandpa.
In the early years he worked for Arkla Gas. He then went to work for Ford Battery Company which later became Exide. He retired from Exide completing 38+ years of service in 2006. He took great pride in his work as a production supervisor.
David was preceded in death by his loving wife Verna and their youngest son David W. Daniel. Also preceding were his parents Bennie H. and Mary Lou Daniel; siblings Mildred (Skeet) Durmon, Barbara Meador, Bennie J. Daniel, and Thomas (Tinker) Daniel.
Left to cherish his memory is his sister Marjorie Faucett; children Cindy Gillum and husband Steve, Bryan Daniel and wife Kay, and daughter in law Shelly Daniel. Grandchildren Stephen Gillum and wife Jennifer, Kristin Springer and husband Josh, Matthew Gillum, Jonathan Daniel and wife Karen, Bryce Daniel and wife Mattie, Cody Daniel, Megan Daniel, and Jessica Daniel; 10 great grandchildren and 1 on the way along with many cherished family members and friends.
David will be remembered for his servants heart. He was a quiet, gentle and humble man. He was always willing to lend a hand to anyone in need. We couldn’t be prouder to call him our daddy.
- Cindy Gillum and husband Steve, Daughter
- Bryan Daniel and wife Kay, Son
- Shelly Daniel, Daughter-in-law
- Stephen Gillum and wife Jennifer, Grandchild
- Kristin Springer and husband Josh, Grandchild
- Matthew Gillum, Grandchild
- Jonathan Daniel and wife Karen, Grandchild
- Bryce Daniel and wife Mattie, Grandchild
- Cody Daniel, Grandchild
- Megan Daniel, Grandchild
- Jessica Daniel, Grandchild
- Marjorie Faucett, Sister
- Verna Daniel, Wife
- David W. Daniel, Son
- Bennie H. Daniel, Father
- Mary Lou Daniel, Mother
- Mildred (Skeet) Durmon, Sister
- Barbara Meador, Sister
- Bennie J. Daniel, Brother
- Thomas (Tinker) Daniel, Brother
- He is also survived by 10 great grandchildren and one on the way, along with many cherished family members and friends.
- Visitation Tuesday, January 15, 2019
- Memorial Service Tuesday, January 15, 2019