Walker â€œBookieâ€ McDaniel, 75, of Bedford, passed away on Tues., March 19, 2013 at Bedford Memorial Hospital. Born in Lynchburg on May 20, 1937, a son of the late Walker McDaniel and Eula Elizabeth Arthur McDaniel. Bookie was a member of Main Street United Methodist Church in Bedford. He was also a former member of the Lions Club and a lifetime member of the Odd Fellows. He was a railroad car inspector with RF&P railroad in Richmond. Bookie is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Betty Fridley McDaniel; two daughters, Gayle McDaniel Leslie of FL, and Sharon McDaniel Chassereau of Bedford; five grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to, Main Street United Methodist Church, 212 E. Main Street, Bedford, VA 24523. A Celebration of Bookieâ€™s life was conducted at 11:00 am on Friday, March 22, 2013 at Main Street United Methodist Church with Rev. Bart Weakley officiating. To send condolences online please visit www.tharpfuneralhome.com. Arrangements by Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Bedford, (540)-586-3443.
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Published in Bedford Bulletin from Mar. 27 to Mar. 28, 2013