2018-02-08 / Obits


JOSEPH PATTON MCDANIEL, 86, of Lapeer, died Thursday February 1, 2018.

Joseph was born October 21, 1931, in Jacksonville, FL, to Benjamin and Lillian (Dotson) McDaniel. He married Nettie Fern Kirk on March 14, 1952. Joe went on to serve his country proudly in the US Army during the Korean War. Upon returning from the service, he went on to work for General Motors. Joe was a master mechanic at Pontiac Motors for over 25 years, retiring in 1992. Joe loved fishing and hunting and model airplanes – he flew ‘em his entire life.

Joe is survived by his five children, Rebecca (David) Drop, Mary (John) Jasik, Iris (Steve) Lewis, Joy McDaniel and Joseph P. McDaniel II; 12 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Nettie (13 days ago); granddaughter, Trisha Peters; two sisters, Audrey and Galeda; and two brothers, Billy and Chester.

Memorial contributions may be made to the church of your choice.

Joseph’s funeral service was held Monday, February 5, 2018 at Muir Brothers Funeral Home, Lapeer. Pastor Paul St. Louis officiated. Burial followed in Stiles Cemetery, Lapeer.

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