The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


November 28, 2013

Obituaries — Thursday, November 28, 2013


Jerry Dwain McDaniel

Jerry Dwain McDaniel, 71, of Stanaford,  went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, following a recent illness.

Born June 5, 1942, in Piney View, he was the son of the late Jerome and Agnes Connor McDaniel.

Jerry was drafted into the U.S. Army and served his country from 1963 to 1966. Jerry loved spending time with his family, going to antique car shows and making pies for his family and friends. He was a member of Grace Community Church in Lanark.

Jerry was a very loving father, paw-paw, and brother. He was known by many for his kind heart and willingness to help others.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant sister Margaret Ann McDaniel and his sister Lois McDaniel Meade.

Those left to cherish his memory include his daughter, Pamela Moritz and her husband Randy, of Orrtanna, Pa.; his son, Greg McDaniel and wife Laurie, of New Oxford, Pa.; three grandsons, Tyler, and Tanner Moritz, and Kurtis Weaver; and one granddaughter, Rylie McDaniel, all of Pa.; five brothers, Harold McDaniel and his wife Paula, Gary McDaniel, Darrell McDaniel and his wife Dreama, Bill McDaniel and his wife Ellie, Jeff McDaniel and his wife Edna; four sisters, Etta Meadows and her husband Pete, Betty Snodgrass and her husband Woody, Sandy Wingrove and her husband Wayne, and Patty Fox and her husband Wayne; and a host of nieces and nephews, and beloved friends.

Services will be held on Friday, Nov. 29, 2013, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Blue Ridge Funeral Home with the Pastor Everrett Meadows officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Park, Beckley, with full Military Graveside Rights.

The family will receive friends from noon until service time Friday at the funeral home.

Online condolences can be sent to the family by visiting

The Honor of Serving the McDaniel family has been given to the Blue Ridge Funeral Home, 5251 Robert C. Byrd Drive, Beckley, WV 25801.

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