Russell K. McDaniel, 63, of Leon, died Sunday, July 8, 2012, at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.
He was born March 17, 1949, in Point Pleasant, a son of the late Walter Capehart and Katheryn Margaret (Dunlap) McDaniel. Russell was a retired pilot from Ingram Barge Company.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brother, Harry Walter William McDaniel, and three infant brothers; one sister, Barbara Jean Lane; and a niece, Ashlee Lynn McDaniel.
Russell is survived by three daughters, Cheryl (Charles) Spencer of Point Pleasant, Crystal Flora of Gallipolis Ferry, and Sarah McDaniel of Point Pleasant; grandchildren, Tiffany and Nathaniel Spencer, Abbagyale and Mark Parsons, Summer Flora, and Shawn Holcomb. He is also survived by five brothers, Charles Edward (Garnet) McDaniel of Point Pleasant, Larry Wayne (Sue) McDaniel of Leon, Leonard James (Ellen) McDaniel of Leon, William Ray “Zeke” McDaniel of Point Pleasant, and Charles Wayne “Sam” (Barbara) McDaniel of Gallipolis Ferry; one sister, Margaret Louise Wamsley of Leon; and many nieces and nephews.
A private burial will held Thursday, July 12, 2012, at the McDaniel Family Cemetery in Leon. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m., Wednesday at the Wilcoxen Funeral Home in Point Pleasant.
Online condolences may be made at www.wilcoxenfuneralhome.com.