James Ricky McDaniel
James Ricky McDaniel, 55, of Bishop, died January 12, 2013. Born on December 30, 1957 he was the son of the late Lonis and Mary Shelton McDaniel and preceded in death by a brother, Donald McDaniel. He was a self employed contractor and a member of Ross Chapel Baptist Church. He will always be remembered for the love he had for his sons, daughter, brothers, sister, and grandchildren.
Survivors include his sons, James Douglas McDaniel and Clinton Bryant; daughter, Amanda Sue Hoyt (Bill); sister, Mary Lou Reynolds (Bennie) of Bishop; brothers, Thomas Lee "Tom" McDaniel (Janice) of Bogart, Lonie McDaniel (Jackie), Jimmy Lewis (Beckie), James Edward (Rosie), all of Madison; girlfriend Carol Smith; seven grandchildren, uncles, aunts, cousins, nieces and nephews.
The family received friends at the funeral home Tuesday, January 15 from 12 until 1 p.m. Funeral services followed in the chapel at 1 p .m. with the Rev. Justin Lee Baskin and Jacob Holt officiating. Interment was at Oconee Memorial Park.
Oconee Chapel Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements. www.lordandstephens.com
Printed in the January 17, 2013, edition.