November 21, 1950 – June 4, 2022
WENDELL – Edgar Eugene McDaniel, 71, passed away on Saturday, June 4th, 2022. He was born in Wake County to the late Harman and Lucille Ellison McDaniel. He proudly served his country in the United States Army and retired as a Long Haul Driver for Crete Carrier Corporation. He will be fondly remembered as a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and friend. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his son, Wayne Smith.
He is survived by his wife of nearly 40 years, Doris McDaniel; children, Sammy McDaniel, Ricky McDaniel, Dwight Smith (Mel), Kathy Ward (Bruce), Amanda Stewart (Donnie); 10 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren, and brother, Roy McDaniel.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association, www.lung.org.
A memorial service will be held at 3 PM, Wednesday, June 8, 2022, at Broken Wing Fellowship Church, 1837 E. Garner Rd, Raleigh, NC. Arrangments with Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, 211 W. Third Street, Wendell, NC. www.stricklandfuneral.com