William Henry “Bill” Daniels Jr.

William Henry “Bill” Daniels Jr., 71, ofPanama died Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011, inPoteau. Bill was born Aug. 18, 1940, inGreenville, N.C. to William H. Sr. andBertha May (Ayers) Daniels. He ran awrecker service. He was a veteran of theU.S. Army. Bill was preceded in death byhis parents; three brothers, two sisters, anddaughter, Vickie Daniels McMurtry.Survivors include his wife, Jean of the home; two sons,Christopher Keith Daniels and wife, Kimberly of ShadyPoint, Mathew Dylan Daniels of Panama; daughter,Jennifer Lynn Martin of Panama; 14 grandchildren,Jonathan Paul McMurtry, Angel Nicole McMurtry, KristinMarie Culpepper, Christopher Mogensen, SuzetteBurkholder, Melissa Neighbors, Katlyn Burkholder, MarcBurkholder, Corey Boyce, Christopher Boyce, QuentinBoyce, Austin Tyler Hubble, Hayden Hubble, JakobMartin; eight great-grandchildren; sister, Joyce MarieWhite and husband, Jimmy of Hagerstown, Md.; andbrother, James Robert Allen of Marion, Va.Services will be at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 11, at EvansChapel of Memories, Poteau, with the Rev. Jim Cook officiating.Interment will follow in Oakland Cemetery,Poteau. Pallbearers will be J.P McMurtry, Jared Girad,Harold Duncan, Larry Hamby, Marc Burkholder, andRobert Mitchell.The family will visit with relatives and friends from 7-9p.m. Monday at the funeral home.Online messages may be left at evansandmillerfuneralhomes.com.Arrangements are under the direction of Evans andMiller Funeral Home, Poteau.