William Henry “Bill” Daniels Jr., 71, of
Panama died Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011, in
Poteau. Bill was born Aug. 18, 1940, in
Greenville, N.C. to William H. Sr. and
Bertha May (Ayers) Daniels. He ran a
wrecker service. He was a veteran of the
U.S. Army. Bill was preceded in death by
his parents; three brothers, two sisters, and
daughter, Vickie Daniels McMurtry.
Survivors include his wife, Jean of the home; two sons,
Christopher Keith Daniels and wife, Kimberly of Shady
Point, Mathew Dylan Daniels of Panama; daughter,
Jennifer Lynn Martin of Panama; 14 grandchildren,
Jonathan Paul McMurtry, Angel Nicole McMurtry, Kristin
Marie Culpepper, Christopher Mogensen, Suzette
Burkholder, Melissa Neighbors, Katlyn Burkholder, Marc
Burkholder, Corey Boyce, Christopher Boyce, Quentin
Boyce, Austin Tyler Hubble, Hayden Hubble, Jakob
Martin; eight great-grandchildren; sister, Joyce Marie
White and husband, Jimmy of Hagerstown, Md.; and
brother, James Robert Allen of Marion, Va.
Services will be at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 11, at Evans
Chapel 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, and
The family will visit with relatives and friends from 7-9
p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Online messages may be left at evansandmillerfuneralhomes.
Arrangements are under the direction of Evans and
Miller Funeral Home, Poteau.