DONNIE RAY McDANIEL, 72
LAKE ALFRED - Donnie Ray McDaniel, 72, of Lake Alfred, FL passed away on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at Winter Haven Hospital due to respiratory failure.
Born September 11, 1941 in Fort Payne, AL he moved to Polk County 47 years ago from Alabama. He was a retired Under-Sheriff for the Polk County Sheriff's Office, a veteran of the U.S. Air Force
, and of the Baptist faith.
He is survived by: his wife of 49 years, Sarah; 2 daughters, Tammy Gorfy and her husband, John, of Winter Haven and Dawn Kidwell and her husband, Rick, of Lake Alfred; a sister, Jackie Czerwinski of Lakeland; and 4 granddaughters, Megan Robbins, Chelsey Rae Marshall, Jenna Livingston and Morgan Gorfy.
The family will receive friends from 1:00pm till 2:00pm, Saturday, October 26, 2013 at Oak Ridge Funeral Care in Winter Haven. Funeral Services will begin at 2:00pm. Interment will follow at Lakeside Memorial Park. Condolences may be sent at www.oakridgefuneralcare.com