Leonard B. Daniels
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Leonard B. "Lennie" Daniels, age 81 of Cantonment, FL, passed away on Tuesday, May 22, 2012.
Mr. Daniels was the co- owner/operator of Daniels Ellis Electrical Supply Company for over 50 years. He was a member of East Brent Baptist Church. He served his country in the United States Air Force. He will be remembered as a man who loved his family with all of his heart, he put God first in everything he did. A good and honest man who was non-judgmental. He was a best friend "to many". He led by example. He always said that "there is a right way, a wrong way and God's way". His employees always said of him that no matter how difficult times were, Lennie always kept the faith.
He is preceded in death by one grandson, Riley Daniels; five sisters, Vera Strickland, Lynette Brown, Johnnie Baggett, Addie Lee Hall and Margie Parker and one brother, Walter Daniels.
He is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Gwynne Daniels; three children, Zeta Gornick (Joe), Angie Gilmore (Mark) and Mike Daniels (Gena); five grandchildren, Rachel Parker, Brandon Gilmore, Chad Gornick, Justin Gilmore and Reagan Daniels; one great-grandson, Carson Parker; one brother, James W. Daniels; numerous other nieces, nephews and cousins.
Pallbearers will be Doyle Mobley,Enzor Kimbro, Gary Bedgood, Charlie Martin, John W. Ellis, James Wiggins. Honorary pallbearers will be Raymond Gilmore and Lennie's Sunday school class.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to East Brent Baptist Church Building Fund, 4801 North Davis Hwy, Pensacola, FL 32503 or The Ronald McDonald House, 5200 Bayou Blvd. Pensacola, FL 32503.
Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, May 26, 2012 at East Brent Baptist Church with Reverend Dr. Dale Patterson officiating. Interment will follow at Bayview Memorial Park Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the funeral service.
FAITH CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME SOUTH, 100 Beverly Pkwy, is in charge of arrangements.
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Published in Pensacola News Journal from May 24 to May 26, 2012