George McDaniel Sr.

Published 2:35 pm Friday, December 20, 2019

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Graveside service for George Edward McDaniel Sr., 84, of Decatur, Ala., will be Monday, Dec. 23, at 11 a.m. at Hartselle City Cemetery with Shelton Funeral Home directing. The family will receive friends on Sunday, Dec. 22, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mr. McDaniel, who died Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019, at his residence, was born Aug. 5, 1935, in Bogalusa, to Odom McDaniel and Pauline Dees McDaniel. He was preceded in death by his wife, Sandra McDaniel; his parents; two brothers; and one sister. Following 36 years of service, Mr. McDaniel retired from International Paper.

He is survived by two sons, George E. “Eddie” McDaniel Jr. (Tracey) of Dallas, Ga., and Craig Hamilton (Vickie) of Libuse; four daughters, Kathy McDaniel of Decatur, Sheri Pierce (Jason) of Bogalusa, Leanne Mayes (Fred) of Decatur, and Gayle Fowler (Allen) of Decatur; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and his special friend, Marcy Havard of Decatur.

Pallbearers will be Aaron McDaniel, Steven Chop, Josh Chop, Jonathan Fowler, Jason Pierce, Allen Fowler, Chris Lang and Fred Mayes.

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