Carter Daniel, age 66, of Cornelia, passed away Wednesday, April 17, 2013, at his residence.
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Born Dec. 11, 1946, in San Diego, Calif., he was a son of the late James Randolph and Berta Gaines Daniel. Mr. Daniel was the owner and operator of C&H Mechanical & Plumbing Inc. for 30 years. He was a member of Cornelia United Methodist Church, where he served on various church boards, and he was a recipient of the Boy Scouts Distinguished Citizen Award. In his spare time, Carter enjoyed planting flowers, spending time at the lake with his family, especially grandchildren, and in his earlier years, he coached several recreational sports teams.
Survivors include wife of 44 years, Susie Long Daniel of Cornelia; son, Chad Daniel of Clarkesville; grandchildren, Emilee, Charles and Max Daniel; brother and sister-in-law, Randy and Ruth Daniel of Hartwell; sister-in-law, Flogene and Wallace Smith of Greenville, S.C.; brother-in-law, Mickey and Katherine Long of Gainesville; several special nieces and nephews also survive.
A celebration of life will be held 3:30 p.m. Friday, April 19, 2013, at Cornelia United Methodist Church with Dr. Jay Hughes, the Rev. Wayne Smith and the Rev. Bill Edwards officiating. Full military honors will be provided by the Grant Reeves V.F.W. Post No. 7720, the Habersham County American Legion Post No. 84, the Rabun County D.A.V. Chapter No. 15 and the Georgia National Guard.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 1-3 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Thursday.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests for donations to be made to Cornelia United Methodist Church, 275 Wyly St., Cornelia, GA 30531 or to the Cokesbury Methodist Church, 2207 Cokesbury Highway, Hartwell, GA 30643.
An online guest register is available and may be viewed at www.mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com.
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home
175 VFW Post Road Cornelia, GA 30531
Published in gainesvilletimes.com on Apr. 19, 2013