Richard L. Daniels
November 26, 1947 ‒ December 26, 2014
Richard (Rick) Lee Daniels, age 67, of Centerburg, passed away unexpectedly Friday, December 26, 2014 at St. Ann’s Hospital.
He was born November 26, 1947, in Lancaster and raised by his mother, Shirley (Warthman) Donnelly.
Rick faithfully served his country in the US Navy during Vietnam. Shortly after returning from active duty he married the love of his life, Peggy J. Griffin and together had two sons. Rick worked most of his life in the HVAC Industry. A church Trustee at Olive Green Church of Christ in Christian Union, Rick volunteered countless hours to his church serving in various capacities throughout the years.
Described as One of the hardest workers around, he loved animals and taking care of his farm. He was never one to sit idly by, he was always thinking of the next project that needed completed. With a heart of gold but yet Ornery to the core, Rick expressed his affection by lovingly teasing the children in his life.
He is survived by his loving wife, Peggy of Centerburg; sons, Randy (Kim) of Westerville and Barry (Jill) of Marengo; brother, Kerry (Kathy) Daniels of Circleville; grandsons: Justin and Nicholas Groves, Brandon Daniels, Martin Daniels; 3 great grandchildren as well as many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Shirley Donnelly; sisters, Gaye Daniels; Jayne Ward and brother, Michael Daniels.
The family will receive friends and family from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 pm Friday at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, SR’s 3 at 61, Sunbury. Funeral service will be at 2pm Saturday at Olive Green Church of Christ in Christian Union, 12800 Olive Green Road, Sunbury, Ohio with Reverend Kevin Behrer officiating. Interment will follow in Bloomfield Cemetery with military honors rendered by the United States Navy and the Morrow County Honor Guard.
Memorial contributions may be given in Richard’s name to: American Diabetes Association, 471 East Broad Street, Columbus, OH 43214.
Condolences may be expressed and memories shared at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.