William Louis McDaniel

William Louis McDaniel, age 73, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away on Thursday, September 7, 2017 at 9:00 AM at Wayne HealthCare, Greenville, Ohio.  He was born on December 15, 1943 in Columbus, Mississippi, to the late Lucien & Charleen (Shaw) McDaniel.

William is survived by his wife of 54 years Sheila (Smith) McDaniel of Greenville whom he married on November 17, 1962; sons and daughter in law, Troy McDaniel and Shannon & Dawn McDaniel both of Greenville; daughter, Dana Baker of Huber Heights, Ohio; grandchildren, Ashley McDaniel, Levi Baker, Jordan Blanton, Madyson McDaniel, Irina McDaniel, Nina McDaniel, Elisa McDaniel, Maria McDaniel, Tristan McDaniel, Sarah McDaniel, Alex McDaniel and William L. McDaniel III; great grandchildren, Daniel, David and Lily Horne; sisters, Jean (Pat) Russ of Union City, IN, and Cheryle (Mike Ford) Blankenship of Greenville; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. 

In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his son, William L. McDaniel II and brothers, Lucien & Richard McDaniel.

William retired in 2004 from General Motors after 39 years of service.  William served his country in the United States Army.  He was a member of the Moose Lodge and American Legion in Greenville.  He was an avid fisherman and loved hunting.  He attended the Greenville Baptist Temple in Greenville.

There will be a service held on Monday, September 11, 2017 at 7:00 PM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio, with Pastor Mark Ridgeway officiating.  Family will receive friends on Monday from 4-7 PM at the funeral home.  

It is the wishes of the family that memorial contributions be given to the American Diabetes Association. 

Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com

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