McDaniel died Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011, in Pomona, Calif.
He was born Feb. 25, 1924, in Monticello, Ark., to Robert Lee and Sleatie Shrilda Sanders McDaniel.
McDaniel was preceded in death by son Freddie Russell McDaniel; brothers David Allen, Benjamin McDaniel, Rander Sylvester “Buddie” McDaniel and Robert Lee McDaniel; and sister Harriett Virginia Hardy.
He is survived by sons Dub Wallace McDaniel and James L. McDaniel; daughters Ruth A. Cooper, Margie M. McDaniel and Beverly Carpenter; brother Luther Earl “Danny” McDaniel; grandchildren James McDaniel, Michael McDaniel, Lori McDaniel, Scott McDaniel, Chris McDaniel, LaDonna Cooper, Tammy Cooper, Paula Cooper, Garland Russell Cooper, Mimi McDaniel, Freddie Mae McDaniel, Margi McDaniel, Dusti Fishback, David Fishback and Paige Carpenter.
He is also survived by great-grandchildren Nicholas Jacovides, Anthony Jacovides, Michael Jacovides, Shaylee Green, Casey Fishback, Miranda Rust and Mason Cupp.