Richard E. McDaniel

Richard Earl McDaniel, 68, of Huntington, IN, died Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, at 1:50 p.m. at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne.

Mr. McDaniel graduated from Huntington High School in 1968. He farmed in Polk and Wayne townships. In 1998, he began working as a tanker driver for Johnson Petroleum in Huntington.

He was born July 17, 1950, in Huntington to Lloyd E. and Elizabeth Hedrick McDaniel. He married Gerda Ellen Seybold on Aug. 2, 1969, in Mt. Etna, and she survives.

Additional survivors include two sons, Andrew (Annette) McDaniel, of Indianapolis, and Seth (Rachel) McDaniel, of Lafayette; a daughter, Amy (Daniel) Johns, of Huntington; a sister, Barbara Jane Straley, of Warren; and seven grandchildren.

Calling is Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 W. Park Drive, Huntington. A graveside service and burial will be held in Gardens of Memory in Huntington County on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, at 11 a.m., with Rev. Gus Hacker officiating.

Memorials are to Mt. Etna Fire Department, in care of Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 W. Park Drive, Huntington, IN 46750.
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