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Elmer Leon Daniel


07/07/1936 - 12/14/2013 Obituary
Elmer Leon Daniel Obituary
Elmer Leon Daniel, 77, was called home by God Saturday, December 14, 2013 in Park City, Utah.
Memorial: There will be a memorial service Saturday, January 25, 2014 at Grace Baptist Church 2550 Jewetta Ave at 1:30 pm.
Leon was born and raised in Fort Worth, Texas and graduated from Amon Carter Riverside High in 1957. He went to the University of Texas where he received a BS degree in Petroleum Engineering. That degree took him to the oilfields of Middle, Texas; Tripoli, Libya; Lagos, Nigeria; Aberdeen, Scotland and Bogota, Colombia. He eventually was promoted to Vice President of Engineering Production and Construction for Occidental Oil in Bakersfield, California. After he retired from Oxy he worked for Ivanhoe Energy and lastly Gente Oil. Leon was a passionate fisherman and loved hiking, biking, golfing, and skiing.
Survivors: Wife, Ann; children, Mike, Larissa, and Suzanne; and grandchildren, Deysi, Lindsey, Kaitlyn, Daniel and Emma.
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Jan. 19, 2014
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