Thomas Edward McDaniel, 79, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Friday, March 8, 2019, at his home in Louisa.
Edward was born September 19, 1939, in Louisa, to Gilbert Ross and Bessie Pearl (Pettit) McDaniel.
Edward is survived by his wife, Emily McDaniel; his three children, Thomas Wayne McDaniel and his wife, Cammie, Deborah Sue Bickley and her husband, Danny, and Wanda Gayle Powell and her significant other, Randy Payton; his eight grandchildren, James
Michael Hicks, Crystal Bickley Evatt and Thomas Evatt, Jennifer Marie Powell and her husband Jamie, Richard Wayne Bickley Jr. and his wife, Melissa, Kimberly Ann McDaniel, Kelly McDaniel, Racheal McDaniel, and Travis McDaniel. As well as his eight great-grandchildren; and a number of other extended family members friends.
Edward was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. Some of his favorite times were dancing around the yard, spending time with family, hunting with his rabbit dogs, gardening and enjoying the simple pleasures of life.
The family would like to give a special thanks to Edwards’s family who stepped up to the plate to be able to keep him in his home; and to the staff of Legacy Hospice for their devoted loving, support and care.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Monday, March 11 at Woodward Funeral Home, Louisa. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 12 at the funeral home chapel. Pastor Warren Tillman will officiate.