Isaac Homer "Mac" McDaniel, 101, a resident of South Main St. Philippi, passed away Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, in Mon General Hospital due to complications with pneumonia.
He was born June 10, 1911, at Shelby Run in Taylor County, a son of the late Chapen and Lura (McDaniel) McDaniel.
He was united in marriage to Lillian Beatrice (McDaniel) McDaniel, who preceded him in death on Aug. 19, 1972.
Surviving are two daughters, Nina Beryl Curkendall and late husband, Charles, of Philippi, and Nancy Gayle Hedrick and husband, Oscar, of Silver springs, Md.; one son, Kenneth H. McDaniel and late wife, Patricia, of Fairfax, Va.; sister-in-law, Violet L. McDaniel of Webster; grandchildren, Terri Riffle, Charles Curkendall, Rachel Cunningham, Mark Hedrick, Beth Hedrick and Greg McDaniel; and 13 great- grandchildren
Mr. McDaniel was preceded in death by one grandson, Michael Hedrick; three brothers and sisters, Forrest McDaniel, Nina Ware McDaniel, Thelma Cooper, Georgia Wiseman, Boyd McDaniel and Merle McDaniel.
Mr. McDaniel retired from the mines, having worked as a mechanic at Galloway Mines, Compass Coal Company and Mars Coal Company.
He was a member of Knights Templar, Shriners, Bigelow Lodge 52 AF & AM, Tygart Valley 39 and the DeMolay 11 Commandery.
Mr. McDaniel was Methodist by faith.
The things he loved most was having a garden to share with other people and his beautiful roses.
Friends will be received at Wright Funeral Home, 216 North Walnut St., Philippi, today from 6 to 8 p.m., and on Tuesday, Dec. 4 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., the service hour with Rev. Tim Bleigh officiating with graveside rites being conducted by Bigelow Lodge 52. Interment will follow in the Mt. Vernon Memorial Cemetery. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.wrightfuneralhomeservices.com.