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Gerald Wray McDaniel

November 13, 1945 ~ April 4, 2021 (age 75)

Obituary


DATELINE:  KINGS MOUNTAIN, NORTH CAROLINA
Gerald Wray McDaniel
Gerald Wray McDaniel, 75, of Kings Mountain, NC, passed away on April 04, 2021 at Testa Family Hospice House in Kings Mountain, NC. He was born in Cleveland County, NC, the youngest child of the late John Dixon and Annie Dixon McDaniel and was preceded in death by his brothers, Bill, Glenn, Clyde, Naaman, and Charles McDaniel and sisters, Josephine Sellers, Sarah Stroupe, Helen Roberts, and Ruth Sanders. Gerald was a life long member of Bethlehem Baptist Church where he dedicated his musical talents as a member of the choir and frequent soloist. He worked at Sherrill Industries for thirty-seven years as a machinist. Gerald was an avid bowler and loved to play golf in his spare time. He was a wonderful husband, loving father, and doting grandfather and great grandfather to his family. His kindness, guidance, and love will be missed greatly by his loved ones, church, and many friends. 
SURVIVORS: Wife of fifty-six years, Elizabeth "Libby" Wyte McDaniel, of the home
Sons: Jerry McDaniel and wife Julie of Grover, NC and Todd McDaniel and wife Mikael of Fort Mill, SC
Grandchildren: Alex McDaniel (Emily), Midland, NC, Rachel Laughridge (Tyler), Kings Mountain, NC, Jordan McDaniel (Heather), Greenville, SC, and Jacob and Camryn Rogers, Fort Mill, SC
Great Grandchildren: Mason Laughridge, Rosie and Lyla Joy McDaniel, and arriving in October, Jackson Laughridge
Brothers: Rodger McDaniel, Kings Mountain, NC and Durwood "Dean" McDaniel  Shelby, NC. 
Sister: Martha Ann Wright, Conover, NC 
Sisters-in-law: Becky McDaniel, Shelby, NC and Helen McDaniel, Kings Mountain, NC
GRAVESIDE SERVICE: Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at 2:00 PM at Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery with Reverend Dr. Steve Taylor officiating
VISITATION: The family will speak with attendees following the service in the C.A.C. of the church 
INTERMENT: Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery, Kings Mountain, NC
In lieu of flowers, donations in Gerald's memory may be made to Bethlehem Baptist Church Organ Fund at 1017 Bethlehem Road, Kings Mountain, NC 28086
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ARRANGEMENTS:  HARRIS FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES, KINGS MOUNTAIN, NORTH CAROLINA
 

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Services

Graveside Service
Wednesday
April 7, 2021

2:00 PM
Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery (NORTH CAROLINA)

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