B.F. Daniel, 85, a Knoxville resident, formerly of McMinnville and a Cannon County native died July 12 at his residence following an extended illness.
He was a retired employee of Findlay Industries, a U.S. Army veteran of Korea, member of Liberty Cumberland Presbyterian Church and son of the late Jim and Pearl Good Daniel.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two sisters, Loreda Fann and Betty Rigsby and two brothers, Robert Daniel and Jim Daniel, Jr.
Mr. Daniel was married May 9, 1953 to Mary Helen Neal Daniel who survives. He is also survived by three daughters, Jan (Mack) Willhite of Sparta, Lesa (Mike) Medley of Knoxville and Leslie (Kiliaen) Ludlow of Johns Creek, Ga.; eight grandchildren, Danielle, Janielle and Coady Willhite of Sparta, Daniel and Zachary Medley of Knoxville and Grayce, Ren and Riggs Ludlow of Johns Creek, Ga.; and three sisters, Alta Mae Maxwell of Michigan, Pat Medley of Lewisburg and Shirley (Harold) Whittaker of Franklin. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral service will be 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Liberty Cumberland Presbyterian Church with Harry Green and Mike Wilkinson officiating. Interment will follow in the Liberty Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. at High's and Thursday from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Liberty Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Memorials may be made to Liberty Cumberland Presbyterian Church or HonorAir Knoxville.com.
High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.