William McDaniels Sr.

Published 12:25 pm Tuesday, December 29, 2015

William McDaniels Sr. age 88 passed away in Port Arthur, TX.,

September 19, 1927 – December 27, 2015

Born in Madison, Indiana, joined U S Navy 1944-1948

William worked under Sheriff Chester Holts as a Deputy at the Orange County Sheriff Department, later retiring from the Nelda C Stark foundation as a Guard.

He was a former member of the Masonic Lodge 126, he was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, and  Knights of Columbus.

He was a HAMM radio operator call letters (K5PUD)., Member of American Legion and VFW.

He lived in Orange from 1948 after marrying Ruth Ann (Cruse) McDaniels. He is survived by three children David McDaniels of Bridge City, Tx., Nellie Gant of Port Arthur, Tx  and William P McDaniels Jr., of Chino, Ca. He has two grandchildren and 3 great grand children.

William chose to donate his body to Science under direction of UT Medical Branch Houston.

A memorial service may be held at a later date.