Lynn McDaniel, age 72, of Forest City, passed away Friday, June 4, 2021, at the Charles George VA Medical Center in Asheville. Lynn was born Sunday, September 12, 1948, in Rutherford County to the late Woody McDaniel and Ruth Godfrey McDaniel. He served his country honorably in the US Army and was a veteran of the Vietnam War. Lynn worked as a supervisor for John H. Montgomery Mill in Chesnee for thirty-three years and was an active member of Hicks Grove Baptist Church. He was a member of the local DAV Chapter #25 and had served on the Rutherford County Honor Guard. Lynn enjoyed hunting and was a car enthusiast. He will be missed by all.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Glenda McDaniel; sister, Elaine Kinney and a brother, Junior McDaniel.
Those left to cherish his memory include his loving wife of thirty-two years, Beverly McDaniel; children, Christy McDaniel (Robin) of Spindale, Eddie McDaniel (Amanda) of Forest City, Brian Oursler (Summer) of Harris, Wendy Kirby of Gaffney and Colt Kent McDaniel of Forest City; brother, Kenneth McDaniel (Sue) of Gaffney and a sister, Carolyn Humphries of Jacksonville, Florida. He is also survived by eleven grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and a close friend, Junior Pritchard of Harris.
The funeral service will be conducted at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at Hicks Grove Baptist Church with Reverend Brian Cole, Reverend Raymond Byrd and Reverend Johnny McDaniel officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery with Military Honors being accorded by the Rutherford County Honor Guard. The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 pm on Monday at the funeral home.
Memorial donations are requested to Hicks Grove Baptist Church, 574 Hicks Grove Road, Mooresboro, NC 28114.
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Hicks Grove Baptist Church
574 Hicks Grove Road, Mooresboro NC 28114