Reaford Wayne McDaniel, 75, died Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at his home in Alvord.
A private burial was held at Jim Ned Cemetery in Runaway Bay.
Reaford was born June 28, 1938, in Wise County to Reaford C. and Edith (Lawson) McDaniel. A graduate of Alvord High School, he was a heavy equipment operator and rancher. He was a former member of the Bowie Saddle Riding Club and enjoyed hunting, fishing and being around kids.
He is survived by his son, Andy Justice of Baytown; daughters Christine Hunt of Bridgeport, and Lori Painter; brothers Winford McDaniel of Chico, Harold McDaniel of Crafton and Corky McDaniel of Bridgeport; sisters Marie Cox of Bowie, Louise Throckmorton of Bowie, Lois Hunter of Chico and Joann Parker of Crafton; grandchildren Laramie and Rhett Justice, Cash Hunt, and Meredith Butler; four great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and friends.
Reaford was preceded in death by his parents, brother Larkin McDaniel, and sister Joyce Mathews.